The Psychology of Revolution

The Psychology of Revolution

Gustave Le Bon

Chapters include: Scientific And Political Revolutions; Religious Revolutions; The Action Of Governments In Revolutions; The Part Played By The People In Revolutions; Individual Variations Of Character In Time Of Revolution; The Mystic Mentality And The Jacobin Mentality; The Revolutionary And Criminal Mentalities; The Psychology OF Revolutionary Crowds; The Psychology Of The Revolutionary Assemblies; The Opinions Of Historians Concerning…

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On Astronomical Geomancy

On Astronomical Geomancy

Gerardus Cremonensis

Gerard of Cremona (Latin: Gerardus Cremonensis; c. 1114 – 1187) was an Italian translator of scientific books from Arabic into Latin. This is a short tract covering the twelve houses of astrology. Not really knowing about these things, I’m not sure why the title mentions Astronomy and the contents, Astrology, but there you go. I’m sure people who understand this sort of thing will get it though.

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Armadale

Armadale

Wilkie Collins

Armadale first appeared as a serialisation in the Cornhill Magazine, issued in twenty monthly instalments from November 1864 to June 1866. It tells the story of two distant cousins both named Allan Armadale; the father of one has murdered the father of the other (the two fathers are also named Allan Armadale). The story starts with a deathbed confession by the murderer in the form of a letter which is to be given to his baby son when he grows up.

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The Art and Science of Personal Magnetism

The Art and Science of Personal Magnetism

Theron Q. Dumont (William Walker Atkinson)

Chapters include: Personal Magnetism; Mental and Physical Poles; The Mental Phase; The Physical Phase; Physical Magnetism; Generating Nerve-Force; Distributing Nerve-Force; Nerve-Force Exercises; Projecting Nerve-Force; Mental Radiation; Mental Attitudes; The Mental Atmosphere; Magnetic Currents; The Direct Flash; Exercises in the Direct Flash; The Positive Aura; The Direct Command; The Magnetic Duel; Corporeal Magnetism; and…

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The Aquarian Message

The Aquarian Message

Samael Aun Weor

For the first time, the hidden secrets of Revelation are made clear and accessible to anyone. In The Aquarian Message, Samael Aun Weor shows how everything in Revelation and Christianity is based on Kabbalah (of which Jesus was a master), esoteric Christianity, alchemy, Tarot, and other ancient sciences. In this book you will discover that every symbol in Revelation is about you, your spiritual state, and the future it is taking you towards.

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Town Life in Australia

Town Life in Australia

R. E. N. Twopeny

A series of letters that would later be complied into a book, which compares the major cities of Australia, at the time Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, to each other and to those in the United Kingdom. Chapters include: A Walk Round Melbourne; Sydney; Adelaide; Houses; Furniture; Servants; Food; Dress; Young Australia; Social Relations; Religion And Morals; Education; Politics; Business; Shops; Amusements; Newspapers; and…

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The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars

C. Suetonius Tranquillus

The Lives of the Twelve Caesars, To which are added, His Lives of the Grammarians, Rhetoricians, and Poets. De vita Caesarum, commonly known as The Twelve Caesars, is a set of twelve biographies of Julius Caesar and the first 11 emperors of the Roman Empire written by Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus.

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The Knight in the Panther’s Skin

The Knight in the Panther's Skin

Shot’ha Rust’haveli

The Knight in the Panther’s Skin is a Georgian medieval epic poem, written in the 12th century by Georgia’s national poet Shota Rustaveli. A definitive work of the Georgian Golden Age, the poem consists of over 1600 Rustavelian Quatrains and is considered to be a “masterpiece of the Georgian literature”. Until the early 20th century, a copy of this poem was part of the dowry of any bride. The poem takes place in the fictional…

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The New Revelation

The New Revelation

Arthur Conan Doyle

This book deals not only with the issue of the physical versus the metaphysical, but also considers the problem of death and the afterlife, and the question of communication with the spirit world. Conan Doyle’s ‘The New Revelation’ makes for an enlightening exploration of some eternally relevant questions, and possible answers.

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A Modern Theory of Ethics: A study of the Relations of Ethics and Psychology

A Modern Theory of Ethics

W. Olaf Stapledon

Chapters include: The Need for Ethics; Self-Fulfilment as the Ground of Ethics; Criticism of the Self-Fulfilment Theory; Pleasure as Constitutive of Good; Good as an Unique Quality; Teleology in Ethics; Tendency in Physics and Biology; Tendency in Psychology; Psychical Conflict; Objective Activity as the Ground of Ethics; Determinism and Free Will; Essentials of the Concrete Ideal; Reality and Admiration; Moral Zeal…

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After-Death Communications

After-Death Communications

L. M. Bazett

Chapters include: First Communications Received; Cases where some link with communicators existed; Cases where relations were present; Cases where relations were not present; Character sketches; Special relationships; Erroneous, confused and irrelevent matter; Guides; Super-normal sense-impressions; and, The Potential value of communication.

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The Dresden Codex

The Dresden Codex

Ernst Förstemann

The Dresden Codex is the oldest surviving book from the Americas, dating to the thirteenth or fourteenth century. The codex was rediscovered in the city of Dresden and is how the Maya book received its present name. It is located in the museum of the Saxon State Library in Dresden, Germany.

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Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity

Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity

Galen Clark

With 26 illustrations and photographs. This short little book was written by one of the pioneers of Yosemite National Park, Galen Clark. In 1857 Clark was the first white person to view the Mariposa Grove, a stand of old-growth redwoods which are some of the largest living organisms on the planet. Clark was one of the first full-time white residents of Yosemite and is considered the first ranger of that park. Although Clark had…

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