The Life of Christopher Columbus
by Edward Everett Hale
Publisher: Classic Reader 2008
This book contains a life of Columbus, written with the hope of interesting all classes of readers. I have attempted to follow closely the personal fortunes of Christopher Columbus, and, to the history around him, I have given only such space as seemed absolutely necessary for the illustration of those fortunes.
Home page url
Download or read it online here:
by Geoffroi de Villehardouin - Dutton
Written by eye-witnesses who had taken an important part in what they describe. Stirring episodes in one of the most stirring chapters in human history. How Christendom put forth its power to capture and again recapture the holy land.
by M.A. Kanner, E.R. Kugler - shatteredcrystals.net
In Shattered Crystals, Mia Amalia Kanner recounts the true story of her struggle to save her family from annihilation in Nazi Germany and war-torn France. It is about a courageous Jewish woman, yet this is much more than a Holocaust history.
by August E. V. Anderson - Houghton Mifflin Company
An extraordinary memoir by a man who actually met Hitler in 1904. Their passion for music created a friendship, and a roommate situation. This book deals with the darkest, perhaps the most formative, and the most interesting period of Hitler's life.
by Plutarch - eBooks@Adelaide
A brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers of all time. In his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or victory.