Written by an abolitionist, this book is very interesting in the sense of the account it gives us, no matter how appalling we think those times were. The author tells us of things like the proceedings during the voyages, how the slaves were procured in the first place, their subsequent treatment, and how they were sold.
This is a biography rather than an historical account. It covers Akbar’s ancestry and his life before his accession, The Regency and the Fall of Bairam Khan, Conquest of Gondwana; Rebellions of Abdullah Khan, Khan Zaman, etc, Conquest of Bihar and Bengal, Rebellion in Bengal and Bihar, The Third Jesuit Mission, Rebellion of Prince Salim, and much more
Chapters include; His Childhood And Youth; Beginning Of His Reign; Crossing The Hellespont; Campaign In Asia Minor; Defeat Of Darius; The Siege Of Tyre; Alexander In Egypt; And, The Death Of Darius.
This book is essentially a speech made by the author (a newspaper editor, poet and abolitionist), at the Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, about slavery in America.
A pamphlet series originally published during the American Revolution. Paine, like many other politicians and scholars, knew that the Colonists weren’t going to support the American Revolutionary War without proper reason to do so. The pamphlets were written in a language that the common man could understand, and represented Paine’s liberal philosophy…
When men were thinking of international peace, secure in the conviction that there could never be another great war, suddenly all of the countries of western Europe were plunged into the most stupendous conflict the world has ever seen. The spirit of civilization had been brooding over the things of the common life, breathing into them an appreciation…
The American Omen is about the rise of American power, economics and politics, mechanization, scientific management, wealth and power. A fascinating look at pre-Depression era economic thought and American global supremacy.
From the Introduction: “Many persons having suggested that it would greatly subserve the Anti-slavery Cause in this country, to present to the public a concise narrative of my recent narrow escape from death, at the hands of an armed mob in America, a mob armed with tar, feathers, poles, and an empty barrel spiked with shingle nails, together with…
This book gives an account of Ancient Babylonia, including the history, myths and legends, the people, the early rulers, the dynasties of Akkad, Ur, Kassite, Isin and the neo-Babylonian Empire.
This is Volume II of Ancient Coptic Churches Of Egypt. A Coptic historian, Butler covers this subject extensively. Illustrated throughout, chapter subjects include; The Coptic Altar; Eucharistic vessels; Furniture of the Sacred Buildings; Books, Language and Literature; Baptism; and Legends of the Saints.
The Ancient East covers the history of Babylonia and the surrounding areas from 1000 B.C. to 400 B.C. It also has a chapter on the victory of the West, which includes Alexander’s conquest of the East. Simple and readable, no footnotes, written in clear language, it goes into considerable detail for such a short book.
Ancient Egypt From The Records is a book that covers the dynasties of the great Egyptian Pharoahs, with special attention paid to Thutmose III, Rameses I and II, Tutenkhamon, Ikhnaton and Amenhotep II. The book follows the rise and subsequent decline of the empire.
Covers subjects like the Land of Egypt, the People of Egypt, the Pyramid Builders, the early Theban Kings, the invasion by Hyksos, the warrior kings and the decline of power in Egypt. Fully illustrated, this book is a comprehensive study of Ancient Egypt.
An exhaustive book about life under the Pharoahs. It covers so much to do with the daily lives of the ancient Egyptians. Includes the geography of ancient Egypt, population, languages, navigation, agriculture, commerce, warfare, domestic life, architecture, dress, art, music, science and religion. A fascinating book.
This short book contains three essays (The Study Of Sanskrit, The Religion Of The Veda, and Buddhism), which first appeared in the Deutsche Rundschau of Berlin. It examines the religion and language of Ancient India.