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Author: Venia Phillips
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sciences, philadelphia, natural, academy, correspondence, minutes
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2007-12
ISBN-10: 1422317811
ISBN-13: 9781422317815

Ever since its foundation in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Phila. has preserved manuscript documents even after the information has been published. The secretaries, curators, librarians, editors & other officers of the Academy had all cached such papers somewhere for posterity. These holdings were largely brought together by Edward Nolan for his history to celebrate the 100th anniversary. He had hoped to have his long history published & presented as a memorial at that time. When funds were not available for printing, the żShort Historyż listed in the bibliography was used instead

Author: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: wheatley, phillis, poems
Number of Pages: 108
Published: 1995-04-01
ISBN-10: 1557092338
ISBN-13: 9781557092335

The poetry of Americaís first published black poet was published before the Revolutionary War and recognized throughout the English-speaking world. Phillis Wheatley was born in Africa, sold as a slave in America, and became a celebrity in Europe. This volume also contains a short memoir of her life.

Author: Harriet Stowe
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: cabin, tom, uncle
Number of Pages: 334
Published: 2008-10-31
ISBN-10: 1429016035
ISBN-13: 9781429016032

Volume Two of the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic. Originally published beginning June 5, 1851 as a serial in The National Era, an abolitionist weekly published in Washington, DC., Stowe's anti-slavery novel was finished forty-three chapters and one year later. John Jewett's small publishing house published the book on March 20, 1852, a couple of weeks before the serial ended. Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century and is credited with significantly advancing the abolitionist cause. Its historical impact was so great that it spawned the mythical story that Abraham Linco

Author: H. A. Lorentz
Publisher: Mundus Publishing
Keywords: relativity, theory, einstein
Number of Pages: 10
Published: 2005-02-24

Whether it is true or not that not more than twelve persons in all the world are able to understand Einstein's Theory, it is nevertheless a fact that there is a constant demand for information about this much-debated topic of relativity. The books published on the subject are so technical that only a person trained in pure physics and higher mathematics is able to fully understand them. In order to make a popular explanation of this far-reaching theory available, the present book is published.

Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: corroborative, together, founded, statements, verifying, work, truth, story, documents, tom, uncle, cabin, presenting, facts, original, key
Number of Pages: 269
Published: 1998-08-01
ISBN-10: 1557094934
ISBN-13: 9781557094933

When first published, Uncle Tomis Cabin brought with its huge success enormous attention to the depravity of slavery. Many people, however, questioned the basis of truth of the novel. In response, Ms. Stowe gathered her research materials and published them in this now rare book.

Author: Karen Brodine
Publisher: Red Letter Press
Keywords: poems, thinking, machine, sitting, woman
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1990-12
ISBN-10: 0932323014
ISBN-13: 9780932323019

Poetry. Karen Brodine's award-winning feminist poetry explores themes of work, activism, sexual identity, family, language, and the author's fight against breast cancer. Published in 1990, WOMAN SITTING AT THE MACHINE, THINKING is the posthumously published, fourth collection of poems by a breakthrough writer on feminist, lesbian and workingclass themes. Brodine's work is widely published in anthologies. This collection includes a bibliography of Brodine's writing, a preface by the renowned feminist and radical poet Meridel LeSueur, and an introduction by Asian American lesbian poet Merle Woo.

Author: Lansford W Hastings
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: california, oregon, guide, emigrant
Number of Pages: 157
Published: 1994-10-01
ISBN-10: 1557092451
ISBN-13: 9781557092458

A popular guidebook during the western expansion and a valuable collectible today, The Emigrantsi Guide was first published in 1845. While the book introduced those heading west to the beauty and habitable nature of the Pacific coast, it had considerable shortcomings - it was the guide used by the ill-fated Donner Party. As a corrective, Randolph Marcy published a more accurate guide, The Prairie Traveler (also available from Applewood Books).
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