Kindle Books by Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is the author of The Little Book of Wealth (2021), THE PROSPERITY BIBLE - Ultimate Collection (2021), The Way to Wealth (2021), 180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol.2) (2020) and other 324 books.

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The Little Book of Wealth

release date: Sep 21, 2021
The Little Book of Wealth
...LEARNING "from this special utilitarian principle – and find that doing what is right for the right's sake is good, not only because it is right, but also because it is the best thing to do to achieve happiness. Moreover, for those who do not believe in this utopia, we can learn that these precious teachings help pave the way to financial independence, which in turn can ensure plenty of freedom, time, and tranquility to enjoy a good life.

THE PROSPERITY BIBLE - Ultimate Collection

release date: Jul 16, 2021
THE PROSPERITY BIBLE - Ultimate Collection
This meticulously edited collection contains the greatest books of ancient wisdom and modern guides to financial success, empowerment, personal development and peace, achieving the full potential of your mind and spirit:_x000D_ Wallace D. Wattles:_x000D_ The Science of Getting Rich_x000D_ The Science of Being Well_x000D_ How to Get What You Want_x000D_ William Walker Atkinson:_x000D_ The Secret of Success_x000D_ Thought-Force in Business and Everyday Life_x000D_ The Power of Concentration_x000D_ P. T. Barnum:_x000D_ The Art of Money Getting_x000D_ The Humbugs of the World_x000D_ Benjamin Franklin:_x000D_ The Autobiography_x000D_ The Way to Wealth_x000D_ Orison Swett Marden:_x000D_ Architects of Fate_x000D_ He Can Who Thinks He Can, and Other Papers on Success in Life_x000D_ How To Succeed_x000D_ Prosperity – How to attract it_x000D_ James Allen:_x000D_ From Poverty to Power_x000D_ As a Man Thinketh_x000D_ Eight Pillars of Prosperity_x000D_ Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success_x000D_ Russell Conwell:_x000D_ Acres of Diamonds_x000D_ The Key to Success_x000D_ What You Can Do With Your Will Power_x000D_ Praying for Money_x000D_ Henry Harrison Brown:_x000D_ Dollars Want Me (Twin Editions)_x000D_ Thorstein Veblen:_x000D_ The Theory of Business Enterprise_x000D_ Émile Cou:_x000D_ Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion_x000D_ Kahlil Gibran:_x000D_ The Prophet_x000D_ Marcus Aurelius:_x000D_ Meditations_x000D_ Niccolò Machiavelli:_x000D_ The Prince_x000D_ Lao Tzu:_x000D_ Tao Te Ching_x000D_ B. F. Austin:_x000D_ How to Make Money_x000D_ Charles F. Haanel:_x000D_ The Master Key System_x000D_ Robert Collier:_x000D_ The Secret of the Ages_x000D_ Elbert Hubbard:_x000D_ A Message to Garcia_x000D_ William Crosbie Hunter:_x000D_ Dollars and Sense_x000D_ Harry A. Lewis:_x000D_ Hidden Treasures; Or, Why Some Succeed While Others Fail_x000D_ Florence Scovel Shinn:_x000D_ The Game of Life and How to Play It_x000D_ Napoleon Hill:_x000D_ Think and Grow Rich_x000D_ George Matthew Adams:_x000D_ You Can_x000D_ Genevieve Behrend:_x000D_ Your Invisible Power_x000D_ Elizabeth Towne:_x000D_ The Life Power and How to Use It_x000D_ Ralph Waldo Trine:_x000D_ In Tune with the Infinite_x000D_ _x000D_

The Way to Wealth

release date: Jan 01, 2021
The Way to Wealth
If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle? Are you then your own master? be ashamed to catch yourself idle, when there is so much to be done for yourself, your famiy, your coutry, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens, remember, that the cat in gloves catches no mice as poor Richard says.

180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol.2)

release date: Dec 17, 2020
180 Masterpieces of World Literature (Vol.2)
Invest your time in reading the true masterpieces of world literature, the great works of the greatest masters of their craft, the revolutionary works, the timeless classics and the eternally moving poetry of words and storylines every person should experience in their lifetime: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson) A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen) A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) Dubliners (James Joyce) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce) War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy) Howards End (E. M. Forster) Le Père Goriot (Honoré de Balzac) Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen) Anne of Green Gables Series (L. M. Montgomery) The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) Gitanjali (Rabindranath Tagore) Diary of a Nobody (Grossmith) The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald) Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne) Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift) The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper) Peter and Wendy (J. M. Barrie) The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas) Iliad & Odyssey (Homer) Kama Sutra Dona Perfecta (Benito Pérez Galdós) The Divine Comedy (Dante) The Rise of Silas Lapham (William Dean Howells) The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura) Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo) Red and the Black (Stendhal) Rob Roy (Walter Scott) Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope) Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome) Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne) Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) My Antonia (Willa Cather) The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton) The Awakening (Kate Chopin) Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis) The Four Just Men (Edgar Wallace) Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham) The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James) Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev) The Voyage Out (Virginia Woolf) Life is a Dream (Pedro Calderon de la Barca) Faust (Goethe) Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Friedrich Nietzsche) Autobiography (Benjamin Franklin) The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)

The Ultimate Book Club: 180 Books You Should Read (Vol.2)

release date: Dec 17, 2020
The Ultimate Book Club: 180 Books You Should Read (Vol.2)
This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of Contents: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson) A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen) A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) Dubliners (James Joyce) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce) War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy) Howards End (E. M. Forster) Le Père Goriot (Honoré de Balzac) Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen) Anne of Green Gables Series (L. M. Montgomery) The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) Gitanjali (Rabindranath Tagore) Diary of a Nobody (Grossmith) The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald) Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne) Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift) The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper) Peter and Wendy (J. M. Barrie) The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas) Iliad & Odyssey (Homer) Kama Sutra Dona Perfecta (Benito Pérez Galdós) The Divine Comedy (Dante) The Rise of Silas Lapham (William Dean Howells) The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura) Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo) Red and the Black (Stendhal) Rob Roy (Walter Scott) Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope) Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome) Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne) Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) My Antonia (Willa Cather) The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton) The Awakening (Kate Chopin) Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis) The Four Just Men (Edgar Wallace) Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham) The Portrait of a Lady (Henry Jame...

New Poems

release date: May 26, 2020
New Poems
First published in 1907, “New Poems” is a collection of poems by Francis Thompson. The poems include: “The Mistress of Vision”, “Contemplation”, “'By Reason of Thy Law'”, “The Dread of Height”, “Orient Ode”, “New Year’s Chimes”, “From the Night of Forebeing”, “Any Saint”, “Assumpta Maria”, “The After Woman”, “Grace of the Way”, “Retrospect”, etc. Francis Thompson (1859–1907) was an English mystic and poet. Thompson went to medical school when he was 18, but left home at the age of 26 to pursue a life of writing. He was homeless for three years, becoming an opium addict and supporting himself through whatever means available. A married couple read his poetry and took him into their home 1888, and in 1893 he published his first book, “Poems”. Other notable works by this author include: “The Poppy” (1893), “Sister Songs” (1895), and “Shelley” (1909). A fantastic collection of poetry will appeal to all lovers of the form and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other work by Thompson. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with a chapter from Benjamin Franklin Fisher's “Francis Thompson, Essays” (1917).

180 Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die (Vol.2)

release date: Apr 06, 2020
180 Masterpieces You Should Read Before You Die (Vol.2)
Invest your time in reading the true masterpieces of world literature, the great works of the greatest masters of their craft, the revolutionary works, the timeless classics and the eternally moving poetry of words and storylines every person should experience in their lifetime: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson) A Doll's House (Henrik Ibsen) A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) Dubliners (James Joyce) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (James Joyce) War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy) Howards End (E. M. Forster) Le Père Goriot (Honoré de Balzac) Sense and Sensibility (Jane Austen) Anne of Green Gables Series (L. M. Montgomery) The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) Gitanjali (Rabindranath Tagore) Diary of a Nobody (Grossmith) The Beautiful and Damned (F. Scott Fitzgerald) Moll Flanders (Daniel Defoe) 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Jules Verne) Gulliver's Travels (Jonathan Swift) The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper) Peter and Wendy (J. M. Barrie) The Three Musketeers (Alexandre Dumas) Iliad & Odyssey (Homer) Kama Sutra Dona Perfecta (Benito Pérez Galdós) The Divine Comedy (Dante) The Rise of Silas Lapham (William Dean Howells) The Book of Tea (Kakuzo Okakura) Madame Bovary (Gustave Flaubert) The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Victor Hugo) Red and the Black (Stendhal) Rob Roy (Walter Scott) Barchester Towers (Anthony Trollope) Uncle Tom's Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe) Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome) Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne) Tess of the d'Urbervilles (Thomas Hardy) My Antonia (Willa Cather) The Age of Innocence (Edith Wharton) The Awakening (Kate Chopin) Babbitt (Sinclair Lewis) The Four Just Men (Edgar Wallace) Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham) The Portrait of a Lady (Henry James) Fathers and Sons (Ivan Turgenev) The Voyage Out (Virginia Woolf) Life is a Dream (Pedro Calderon de la Barca) Faust (Goethe) Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Friedrich Nietzsche) Autobiography (Benjamin Franklin) The Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)

Happiness Self-Help Classics Collection. Personal Development Classics. Personal Growth (Illustrated)

release date: Jan 14, 2020
Happiness Self-Help Classics Collection. Personal Development Classics. Personal Growth (Illustrated)
The Happiness Self-Help Classics Collection: 20 classic books on how to successfully make money and influence relationships. This collection of titles encapsulates the greatest writings of all time on how to grow in wealth and prosperity. The book will soon become your own prosperity Bible, shaping your thoughts to change your life. As James Allen famously wrote: “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he." Contents: Napoleon Hill - Think And Grow Rich James Allen - As A Man Thinketh Wallace D. Wattles - The Science Of Getting Rich Kahlil Gibran - The Prophet Sun Tzu - The Art of War Lao Tzu - Tao Te Ching Confucius - Analects Benjamin Franklin - The Way to Wealth Marcus Aurelius - Meditations Russell H. Conwell - Every Man His Own University Ralph Waldo Emerson - Self-reliance Florence Scovel Shinn - The Game of Life and How To Play It Charles F. Haanel - The Master Key System Wallace D. Wattles - How To Get What You Want Wallace D. Wattles - The Science Of Being Well Wallace D. Wattles - The Science of Being Great Dale Carnegie - The Art of Public Speaking Orison Swett Marden - An Iron Will Orison Swett Marden - He Can Who Thinks He Can Russell H. Conwell - Acres of Diamonds

20+ Self-Help Classics Collection. Illustrated

release date: Jan 14, 2020
20+ Self-Help Classics Collection. Illustrated
20 Self-Help Classics Collection: classic books on how to successfully make money and influence relationships. This collection of titles encapsulates the greatest writings of all time on how to grow in wealth and prosperity. Featuring: Napoleon Hill. Think and Grow Rich (illustrated) James Allen. As A Man Thinketh James Allen. Out from the Heart Kahlil Gibran. The Prophet Sun Tzu. The Art of War Lao Tzu. The Tao Te Ching Confucius. Analects Benjamin Franklin. The Way to Wealth Benjamin Franklin. The Autobiography Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. The Meditations Of The Emperor Russell H. Conwell Every Man His Own University Ralph Waldo Emerson. Self-reliance Florence Scovel Shinn. The Game of Life and How To Play It Charles F. Haanel. The Master Key System W. D. Wattles. The Science Of Getting Rich Wallace D. Wattles. How To Get What You Want Wallace D. Wattles. The Science Of Being Well Wallace D. Wattles. The Science of Being Great Orison Swett Marden. An Iron Will Orison Swett Marden. He Can Who Thinks He Can Russell H. Conwell. Acres of Diamonds

The Captive in Patagonia

release date: Dec 03, 2019
The Captive in Patagonia
"The Captive in Patagonia" by Benjamin Franklin Bourne. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Harvard Classics: Complete 51-Volume Anthology

release date: Jul 20, 2019
Harvard Classics: Complete 51-Volume Anthology
Madison & Adams Press presents to you this meticulously edited collection of essential works to read, prepared by Dr. Eliot, the longest running president of the Harvard University: V. 1: Franklin, Woolman & Penn V. 2: Plato, Epictetus & Marcus Aurelius V. 3: Bacon, Milton's Prose, Browne V. 4 Complete Poems by John Milton V. 5: Essays & English Traits by Emerson V. 6: Poems and Songs by Robert Burns V. 7: The Confessions of Saint Augustine & The Imitation of Christ V. 8: Nine Greek Dramas V. 9: Cicero and Pliny V. 10: The Wealth of Nations V. 11: The Origin of Species V. 12: Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans V. 13: Aeneid V. 14: Don Quixote V. 15: Bunyan & Walton V. 16: The Thousand and One Nights V. 17: Folklore & Fable: Aesop, Grimm & Andersen V. 18: Modern English Drama V. 19: Goethe & Marlowe V. 20: The Divine Comedy V. 21: I Promessi Sposi V. 22: The Odyssey V. 23: Two Years Before the Mast V. 24: Edmund Burke: French Revolution… V. 25: J. S. Mill & T. Carlyle V. 26: Continental Drama V. 27: English Essays: Sidney to Macaulay V. 28: Essays: English and American V. 29: The Voyage of the Beagle V. 30: Scientific Papers V. 31: Benvenuto Cellini V. 32: Literary and Philosophical Essays V. 33: Voyages & Travels V. 34: French & English Philosophers V. 35: Chronicle and Romance V. 36: Machiavelli, Roper, More, Luther V. 37: Locke, Berkeley, Hume V. 38: Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur V. 39: Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books V. 40: English Poetry 1: from Chaucer to Gray V. 41: English Poetry 2: from Collins to Fitzgerald V. 42: English Poetry 3: from Tennyson to Whitman V. 43: American Historical Documents V. 44: Sacred Writings 1: Confucian, Hebrew & Christian V. 45: Sacred Writings 2: Christian, Buddhist, Hindu & Mohammedan V. 46: Elizabethan Drama 1: Marlowe & Shakespeare V. 47: Elizabethan Drama 2: Dekker, Jonson, Webster, Massinger, Beaumont and Fletcher V. 48: Thoughts, Letters & Minor Works of Pascal V. 49: Epic and Saga V. 50: The Editor's Introduction & Reader's Guide V. 51: Lectures

The Science of Prosperity

release date: Jun 10, 2019
The Science of Prosperity
e-artnow presents to you this unique collection of the best advices taken from modern guidance books and ancient wisdom. The collection contains the greatest books and guides to financial success, empowerment and personal development. Table of Contents: Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich The Science of Being Well How to Get What you Want William Walker Atkinson: The Secret of Success Thought-Force in Business and Everyday Life The Power of Concentration P. T. Barnum: The Art of Money Getting The Humbugs of the World Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography The Way to Wealth Orison Swett Marden: Architects of Fate He Can Who Thinks He Can, and Other Papers on Success in Life How to Succeed Prosperity - How to Attract It James Allen: As a Man Thinketh Eight Pillars of Prosperity From Poverty to Power Foundation Stones to Happiness and Success Russell Conwell: Acres of Diamonds The Key to Success What You Can Do With Your Will Power Praying for Money Henry Harrison Brown: Dollars Want Me Thorstein Veblen: The Theory of Business Enterprise Émile Coué: Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion Kahlil Gibran: The Prophet Marcus Aurelius: Meditations Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching

The Art of Virtue

release date: Jan 10, 2018
The Art of Virtue
An indispensable guide to right living from a Founding Father. Benjamin Franklin, one of our nation’s most revered founders, was a man of uncommonly fine common sense. Although he was never able to finish his project of compiling a comprehensive compendium of practical wisdom, he was able to lay down the beginnings of this work in his later writings. Collected within this volume are Franklin's writings organized around his timeless philosophy on living well, containing his thoughts on justice, moderation, chastity, and more. The Art of Virtue is a simple, concise, and illuminating guide to living a virtuous and fulfilling life. Perfect for readers young and old alike.

An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz & Blues Musicians

release date: May 30, 2016
An Encyclopedia of South Carolina Jazz & Blues Musicians
This comprehensive A-to-Z reference is “an impressive contribution to jazz history and surprisingly good reading” (Michael Ullman, author of Jazz Lives). This informative bookdocuments the careers of South Carolina jazz and blues musicians from the nineteenth century to the present. The musicians range from the renowned (James Brown, Dizzy Gillespie), to the notable (Freddie Green, Josh White), the largely forgotten (Fud Livingston, Josie Miles), the obscure (Lottie Frost Hightower, Horace “Spoons” Williams), and the unknown (Vince Arnold, Johnny Wilson). Though the term “jazz” is commonly understood, if difficult to define, “blues” has evolved over time to include R&B, doo-wop, and soul. Performers in these genres are also represented, as are members of the Jenkins Orphanage bands of Charleston. Also covered are nineteenth-century musicians who performed what might be called proto-jazz or proto-blues in string bands, medicine shows, vaudeville, and the like. Organized alphabetically, from Johnny Acey to Webster Young, the entries include basic biographical information, South Carolina residences, career details, compositions, recordings as leaders and as band members, films, awards, websites, and lists of resources for additional reading. Former host of Jazz in Retrospect on NPR Benjamin Franklin V has ensured biographical accuracy to the greatest degree possible by consulting numerous public documents, and information in these records permitted him to dispel myths and correct misinformation that have surrounded South Carolina’s musical history for generations. “Elucidates South Carolina as a profoundly crucial puzzle piece alongside New Orleans, Chicago, Kansas City and New York.” —Harry Skoler, professor, Berklee College of Music Includes photos

The Complete Harvard Classics - ALL 71 Volumes

release date: Jul 26, 2019
The Complete Harvard Classics - ALL 71 Volumes
The original Harvard Classics Collection contains 51 volumes of the essential works of world literature, showing the progress of man from antics to modern age. In this edition, the original collection is supplemented with the 20 volume Harvard Shelf of Fiction, a selection of the greatest works of fiction. Content: The Harvard Classics: V. 1: Franklin, Woolman & Penn V. 2: Plato, Epictetus & Marcus Aurelius V. 3: Bacon, Milton, Browne V. 4: John Milton V. 5: R. W. Emerson V. 6: Robert Burns V. 7: St Augustine & Thomas á Kempis V. 8: Nine Greek Dramas V. 9: Cicero and Pliny V. 10: The Wealth of Nations V. 11: The Origin of Species V. 12: Plutarchs V. 13: Æneid V. 14: Don Quixote V. 15: Bunyan & Walton V. 16: 1001 Nights V. 17: Folklore & Fable V. 18: Modern English Drama V. 19: Goethe & Marlowe V. 20: The Divine Comedy V. 21: I Promessi Sposi V. 22: The Odyssey V. 23: Two Years Before the Mast V. 24: Edmund Burke V. 25: J. S. Mill & T. Carlyle V. 26: Continental Drama V. 27 & 28: English & American Essays V. 29: The Voyage of the Beagle V. 30: Scientific Papers V. 31: The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini V. 32: Literary and Philosophical Essays V. 33: Voyages & Travels V. 34: French & English Philosophers V. 35: Chronicle and Romance V. 36: Machiavelli, Roper, More, Luther V. 37: Locke, Berkeley, Hume V. 38: Harvey, Jenner, Lister, Pasteur V. 39: Prologues V. 40–42: English Poetry V. 43: American Historical Documents V. 44 & 45: Sacred Writings V. 46 & 47: Elizabethan Drama V. 48: Blaise Pascal V. 49: Saga V. 50: Reader's Guide V. 51: Lectures The Shelf of Fiction: V. 1 & 2: The History of Tom Jones V. 3: A Sentimental Journey & Pride and Prejudice V. 4: Guy Mannering V. 5 & 6: Vanity Fair V. 7 & 8: David Copperfield V. 9: The Mill on the Floss V. 10: Irving, Poe, Harte, Twain, Hale V.11: The Portrait of a Lady V. 12: Notre Dame de Paris V. 13: Balzac, Sand, de Musset, Daudet, de Maupassant V. 14 & 15: Goethe, Keller, Storm, Fontane V. 16–19: Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev V. 20: Valera, Bjørnson, Kielland

The Political Economy of the American Revolution

release date: Sep 04, 2015
The Political Economy of the American Revolution
Do You Know What the American System Of Economics is All About? Most Americans actually don't—and it's not because they are actually stupid. It's because there's been a systematic suppression of the truth, to the point where it's been written out of the history books and schools throughout the nation. The Political Economy of the American Revolution was first published in 1977 in order to revive the truth about American history. Newspaper editor Nancy Spannaus and historian Christopher White assembled the crucial writings which defined the American System, as a continuation of the Italian Golden Renaissance tradition, and a war against British imperialism and free trade. They produced a book of readings which served as an assault on the Treason School of American history. This new edition adds some crucial materials, but its guts are the same: the works of Alexander Hamilton and his French predecessor, Jean-Baptiste Colbert. These are writings you either can't find anywhere else, or which are hard to find. They are supplemented by introductory essays by Spannaus and White. The scholar and the conscientious citizen will find this book indispensable. The American war against British imperialist methods continues today, and must be won.

Seven Stories Above La

release date: May 08, 2014
Seven Stories Above La
Cain, a quixotic anti-hero, navigates the foreign and hostile world of construction as he builds the Twin Towers prison in LA. The novel follows Cain through the seven stories, nine counting the foundation and roof, of this brooding building culminating with the violent LA riots. Whop, Cains personal Virgil, guides Cain through the hell of work-site accidents, deaths, graft, greed, incompetence, and disillusionment. Unlike in Dantes Inferno, Whop does not guide Cain to redemption. Instead, Cains foreman, Nickels, applies pressure to Cains mental state as the steel assaults his body and soul. While Cain sinks deeper into the construction site his hold on reality blurs by the surreal bombardment to his senses. He absorbs the maddening orchestra of noises and sights; the Native American iron worker, Coyote Eye, killing himself for his beloved; the rodbuster who robbed banks to escape the job; the sex addiction of Big Daddy and his crew of looneys; and the merciless steel trying to murder Cain one piercing shard at a time. The rest of the crew: Iron Horse, Tiny, Willie the Elevator Operator, Righteous Eddy Edmond, and the Funky Red Headed Dread Lock Dude notice Cains odd behavior, but they do not recognize his mental instability. As the Rodney King riot takes to the streets nine months later, LA burns in the night sky while Cain, Nickels and the cold steel collide.

Poor Richard's Almanack and Other Writings

release date: Nov 05, 2013
Poor Richard's Almanack and Other Writings
A fascinating compilation of weather forecasts, recipes, jokes, and aphorisms, Poor Richard's Almanack debuted in 1732. This edition presents hundreds of Franklin's timeless maxims, plus selections from the Letters, Autobiography, and Franklin's Way to Wealth.

Years of Plenty, Years of Want

release date: Mar 15, 2013
Years of Plenty, Years of Want
The Great War that engulfed Europe between 1914 and 1918 was a catastrophe for France. French soil was the site of most of the fighting on the Western Front. French dead were more than 1.3 million, the permanently disabled another 1.1 million, overwhelmingly men in their twenties and thirties. The decade and a half before the war had been years of plenty, a time of increasing prosperity and confidence remembered as the Belle Epoque or the good old days. The two decades that followed its end were years of want, loss, misery, and fear. In 1914, France went to war convinced of victory. In 1939, France went to war dreading defeat. To explain the burden of winning the Great War and embracing the collapse that followed, Benjamin Martin examines the national mood and daily life of France in July 1914 and August 1939, the months that preceded the two world wars. He presents two titans: Georges Clemenceau, defiant and steadfast, who rallied a dejected nation in 1918, and Edouard Daladier,hesitant and irresolute, who espoused appeasement in 1938 though comprehending its implications. He explores novels by a constellation of celebrated French writers who treated the Great War and its social impact, from Colette to Irène Némirovsky, from François Mauriac to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. And he devotes special attention to Roger Martin du Gard, the1937 Nobel Laureate, whose roman-fleuve The Thibaults is an unrivaled depiction of social unraveling and disillusionment. For many in France, the legacy of the Great War was the vow to avoid any future war no matter what the cost. They cowered behind the Maginot Line, the fortifications along the eastern border designed to halt any future German invasion. Others knew that cost would be too great and defended the "Descartes Line": liberty and truth, the declared values of French civilization. In his distinctive and vividly compelling prose, Martin recounts this struggle for the soul of France.

Franklin's Way to Wealth and Penn's Maxims

release date: Jul 12, 2012
Franklin's Way to Wealth and Penn's Maxims
Witty, wise, and elegant in their simplicity, these timeless adages on how to live in the material and spiritual worlds come from the author of Poor Richard's Almanack and Pennsylvania's Quaker founder.

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, the Journal of John Woolman, Fruits of Solitude by William Penn

release date: Jan 01, 2010
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, the Journal of John Woolman, Fruits of Solitude by William Penn
Author name not noted above: William Penn. Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name "Harvard Classics," this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as "Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf," it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf. Volume I features: [ The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, the story of the American icon BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790), as wildly intriguing a personality as his legend suggests. [ Journal, by Quaker preacher JOHN WOOLMAN (1720-1772), featuring his thoughts on civil resistance to slavery, conscientious objections to war, and more. [ Fruits of Solitude, by Colonial leader WILLIAM PENN (1644-1718), a collection of wise aphorisms that anticipated Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack by half a century.

Mr. Lincoln's Forts

release date: Oct 06, 2009
Mr. Lincoln's Forts
During the American Civil War, Washington, D.C. was the most heavily fortified city in North America. As President Abraham Lincoln's Capital, the city became the symbol of Union determination, as well as a target for Robert E. Lee's Confederates. As a Union army and navy logistical base, it contained a complex of hospitals, storehouses, equipment repair facilities, and animal corrals. These were in addition to other public buildings, small urban areas, and vast open space that constituted the capital on the Potomac. To protect Washington with all it contained and symbolized, the Army constructed a shield of fortifications: 68 enclosed earthen forts, 93 supplemental batteries, miles of military roads, and support structures for commissary, quartermaster, engineer, and civilian labor force, some of which still exist today. Thousands of troops were held back from active operations to garrison this complex. And the Commanders of the Army of the Potomac from Irvin McDowell to George Meade, and informally U.S. Grant himself, always had to keep in mind their responsibility of protecting this city, at the same time that they were moving against the Confederate forces arrayed against them. Revised in style, format, and content, the new edition of Mr. Lincoln's Forts is the premier historical reference and tour guide to the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.

The ABC of Money

release date: Sep 10, 2008
The ABC of Money
From the days of farmer's bartering for bushels of corn to establishing the concept of credit, this practical guide gets at the root of the subject of money: why it exists and, more importantly, what money really is. THE ABC OF MONEY is an undiscovered gem offering a wealth of knowledge and Carnegie's shrewd philosophies on the subject - a fascinating look at the history of "debased coin" and "greenbacks," and the value of currency from one of the great American industrialists.
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