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The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy
Lothrop Stoddard, 2011

The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy (1920), by Lothrop Stoddard, postulates the collapse of white world empire, and of colonialism, because of the population growth among colored peoples. The postulations constitute scientific racism, with which Stoddard concludes for, and advocates, an eugenic separation of the "primary races" of the world. Despite the book's title, Stoddard does not advocate a white race bid for world ...


Creative Evolution
Henri Bergson, 2012

Creative Evolution is a 1907 book by French philosopher Henri Bergson. Its English translation appeared in 1911. The book provides an alternate explanation for Darwin's mechanism of evolution, suggesting that evolution is motivated by an élan vital, a "vital impetus" that can also be understood as humanity's natural creative impulse. The book was very popular in the early decades of the twentieth century, before the Neodarwinian synthesis was ...


The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso
Dante Alighieri, 2012

The Divine Comedy (Italian: La Divina Commedia) is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the Christian afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church. It helped establish the Tuscan ...


Raja Yoga or Mental Development
Yogi Ramacharaka, 2011

Thousands of years before the development of Western social sciences of psychology, philosophy, religious studies, etc., the yogis of India, especially the branch of Raja Yoga, which dealt with human mental faculty, pondered with the same questions that today modern scientists are involved in. The results of many of these recent scientific developments clearly seem to be validating the premises of the Eastern philosophy, especially the Yoga ...


The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond
G. K. Chesterton, 2011

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond is G. K. Chesterton's final collection of detective stories, published after his death in 1936. The main characters in the book are Mr. Pond, his friend Captain Peter Gahagan, a romantic and impulsive Irishman, and a well-known government official, Sir Hubert Wotton. Also mentioned in more than one chapter are Violet Varney, an actress, and her sister Joan, to whom Gahagan proposes after being suspected of having an ...


Woman, Church and State
Matilda Joslyn Gage, 2014

“Woman, Church and State” A HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE STATUS OF WOMAN THROUGH THE CHRISTIAN AGES: WITH REMINISCENCES OF THE MATRIARCHATE: is among many works of Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage (Cicero, New York, March 24, 1826 – March 18, 1898 in Chicago) who was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, born with a hatred of oppression.


Hovhannes Tumanyan's Fairy Tales (Hekiatner) (Armenian Edition)
Hovhannes Tumanyan, 2014

Hovhannes Tumanyan (February 19, 1869 - March 23, 1923), is considered to be one of the greatest Armenian poets and writers. His work was mostly written in tragic , sometimes humorous form, as in this title, often centering on the harsh lives of villagers in the Lori region. Tumanyan's inspiration for his writing came considerably from his parents. He was born in the village of Dsegh in the Province of Lori, Armenia. With his father was an ...


A History of Armenia
Vahan M. Kurkjian, 2014

The volume is an easy reading and a must for the beginner student and interested party of the history of Armenia as well as for those more familiar with Armenian and its history. The author, an expert on Armenian history, has masterfully covered all aspects of the Armenian history such as Armenian literature, Armenian Church, the history of Armenian old and modern language, architecture, sculpture, music etc. along with all the historical ...


The Day of the Locust
Nathanael West, 2011

The Day of the Locust is a 1939 novel by American author Nathanael West, set in Hollywood, California during the Great Depression, its overarching themes deal with the alienation and desperation of a broad group of odd individuals who exist at the fringes of the Hollywood movie industry. In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Day of the Locust #73 on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Time magazine included the ...


Lost Horizon
James Hilton, 2011

Lost Horizon is a 1933 novel by English writer James Hilton. It is best remembered as the origin of Shangri-La, a fictional utopian lamasery high in the mountains of Tibet. Hugh Conway, a veteran member of the British diplomatic service, finds inner peace, love, and a sense of purpose in Shangri-La, whose inhabitants enjoy unheard-of longevity. Among the book's themes is an allusion to the possibility of another cataclysmic world war brewing, ...


The Bustan of Saadi
Saadi, A. Hart Edwards, 2012

This is a prose translation of the Bustan of Saadi, (The Garden of Saadi) originally published as part of the Wisdom of the East series in the early 20th century, and long out of print. This book is full of practical spiritual wisdom. Saadi doesn't lean on allegory as much as other Sufi writers of the period; most of the stories in this collection have a pretty obvious moral lesson.


Miss Mapp
E. F. Benson, 2010

Edward Frederic Benson was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist and short story writer, known professionally as E.F. Benson. His friends called him Fred. One of E.F. Benson principal novel is Miss Mapp from his Mapp and Lucia series, which serialized by commercial television in the 1980s under the series title "Mapp and Lucia." The principal setting of which is a town called Tilling, which is recognizably based on Rye, East Sussex, where ...


The Manual of Psychic Healing
Yogi Ramacharaka, 2012

This book is intended to be a plain, simple, practical presentation of the various forms of Psychic Healing. There is a very little theory, the book deals with facts, truth, and may be so proven by you in your actual practice if you will but follow instructions carefully. It presents a operation of a mighty force of Nature, but the reader must walk through it for himself. Several methods of healing may be used for self-healing. It is free from ...


The Judas Kiss
Herbert Adams, 2012

Here is an absorbing-detective story in Herbert Adam’s best manner…


Armenian Mythology: Stories of Armenian Gods and Goddesses, Heroes and Heroines, Hells & Heavens, Folklore & ...
Mardiros Harootioon Ananikian, M. H. Ananikean, 2010

Armenian mythology was strongly influenced by Zoroastrianism, with deities such as Aramazd, Mihr or Anahit, as well as Assyrian traditions, such as Barsamin, but there are fragmentary traces of native traditions, such as Hayk or Vahagn and Astghik. According to De Morgan there are signs which indicate that the Armenians were initially nature worshipers and that this faith in time was transformed to the worship of national gods, of which many ...


Behind That Curtain (Charlie Chan)
Earl Derr Biggers, 2011

Behind That Curtain (1928) is the third novel in the Charlie Chan series of mystery novels by Earl Derr Biggers. It is set almost exclusively in California (as opposed to Chan's native Hawaii), and tells the story of the former head of Scotland Yard, a detective who is pursuing the long-cold trail of a murderer. Fifteen years ago, a London solicitor was killed in circumstances in which the only clue was a pair of Chinese slippers, which he ...


Pushing to the Front (the Complete Volume; Part 1 & 2)
Orison Swett Marden, 2011

FOREWORD This revised and greatly enlarged edition of "Pushing to the Front" is the outgrowth of an almost world-wide demand for an extension of the idea which made the original small volume such an ambition-arousing, energizing, inspiring force. It is doubtful whether any other book, outside of the Bible, has been the turning-point in more lives. It has sent thousands of youths, with renewed determination, back to school or college, back to all ...


The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss
Voss John Claus, 2011

John (sometimes "Jack") Claus Voss (born Johannes Claus Vos; 1858-1922) was a Canadian sailor best known for sailing around the world in a modified dug-out canoe he named Tilikum (boat) ("Friend" in Chinook jargon). He started in 1901 with his friend Norman Luxton and ending alone in 1904. He chronicled this and other notable voyages in The Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss.(


Afghanistan: Past and Present /Comprised of Afghanistan, a Country Study and Country Profile: Afghanistan, 2007

This volume is a rich reference source on the history and the politics of Afghanistan. It is useful for all who are interested in learning about Afghanistan's history, culture, politics, etc. It can be a comprehensive aid to students of almost all academic disciplines interested in studying and researching of many aspects of Afghanistan. The volume provides an historical overview of Afghanistan from the Pre-Islamic period through the period of ...


Into the Darkness
Lothrop Stoddard, 2011

Theodore Lothrop Stoddard (June 29, 1883 - May 1, 1950) was an American political scientist, historian, journalist, anthropologist, eugenicist, pacifist, and anti-immigration advocate who wrote a number of books which are cited by historians as prominent examples of early 20th-century scientific racism. During World War II he wrote Into the Darkness, about the effect of war on Nazi Germany. Stoddard was relatively nonpartisan in his coverage of ...



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