A history of England and the British Empire
by Arthur D. Innes
Publisher: The MacMillan Company 1913
This work is intended in the first place to appeal to the general reader who finds less than he requires in the books written expressly for the use of schools. But in the second place, it ought to be of service to advanced pupils and their teachers, as well as to university and other students who are taking up history for the purposes of examination, yet find the specialists' work somewhat outside their range.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
Download link 1
Download link 2
Download link 3
Download link 4
by Hendrik van Loon - Boni and Liveright
This book, for history buffs and the historically challenged alike, covers human history from prehistoric times, when our earliest ancestors were learning to communicate with grunts, right through to the issues of the latter 20th century.
by Lawrence Beesley - Houghton Mifflin
Lawrence Beesley boarded the Titanic to go for a holiday in the States. His account of the epic disaster is widely regarded as one of the fairest and most comprehensive of its kind. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity.
On January 1, 1942, representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations endorsing the Atlantic Charter, pledging to use their resources and agreeing not to make a separate peace.
by Pat Staton - Project Gutenberg
1914-1918 were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs. Women in Canada found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada's war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the life of the country ...