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Page 463 - Oliphant. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. By Washington Irving. ROBERT THE BRUCE. By Sir Herbert Maxwell. HANNIBAL. By W. O'Connor Morris. ULYSSES S. GRANT. By William Conant Church. ROBERT E. LEE. By Henry Alexander White. THE CID CAMPEADOR. By H. Butler Clarke. SALADIN. By Stanley LanePoole. BISMARCK.
Page 462 - SERIES of biographical studies of the lives and work of a number of representative historical characters about whom have gathered the great traditions of the Nations to which they belonged, and who have been accepted, in many instances, as types of the several National ideals. With the life of each typical character will be presented a picture of the National conditions surrounding him during his career. The narratives are the work of writers who are recognized authorities on their several subjects,...
Page 464 - Other volumes in preparation are : MOLTKE. By Spencer Wilkinson. JUDAS MACCABEUS. By Israel Abrahams. SOBIESKI. By FA Pollard. ALFRED THE TRUTHTELLER. By Frederick Perry. FREDERICK II. By AL Smith. MARLBOROUGH. By CWC Oman. RICHARD THE LION-HEARTED By TA Archer. WILLIAM THE SILENT. By Ruth Putnam.
Page 459 - ... episodes are presented for the reader in their philosophical relation to each other as well as to universal history. It is the plan of the writers of the different volumes to enter into the real life of the peoples, and to bring them before the reader as they actually lived, labored, and struggled — as they studied and wrote, and as they amused themselves. In carrying out this plan, the myths, with which the history of all lands begins, will not be overlooked, though these will be carefully...
Page 460 - GREECE. Prof. JAS. A. HARRISON. ROME. ARTHUR OILMAN. THE JEWS. Prof. JAMES K. HOSMER. CHALDEA. ZA RAGOZIN. GERMANY. S. BARING-GOULD. NORWAY. HJALMAR H. BOYESEN. SPAIN. Rev. EE and SUSAN HALE. HUNGARY. Prof. A. VAMBERY. CARTHAGE. Prof. ALFRED J. CHURCH. THE SARACENS. ARTHUR OILMAN. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. STANLEY LANE-POOLE. THE NORMANS. SARAH ORNE JEWETT. PERSIA. SGW BENJAMIN. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. GEO. RAWLINSON. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE.
Page 461 - THE CRUSADES. TS Archer and CL Kingsford. VEDIC INDIA. ZA Ragozin. BOHEMIA. CE Maurice. CANADA. JG Bourinot. THE BALKAN STATES. William Miller. BRITISH RULE IN INDIA. RW. Frazer. MODERN FRANCE. Andre Le Bon.
Page 460 - CHALDEA. ZA Ragozin. GERMANY. S. Baring-Gould. NORWAY. Hjalmar H. Boyesen. SPAIN. Rev. EE and Susan Hale. HUNGARY. Prof. A. Vambery. CARTHAGE. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE SARACENS. Arthur Gilman. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. THE NORMANS. Sarah Orne Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. JP Mahaffy. ASSYRIA. ZA Ragozin. THE GOTHS. Henry Bradley. IRELAND. Hon. Emily Lawless TURKEY. Stanley Lane-Poole. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA Ragozin.
Page 460 - George Rawlinson. THE HANSA TOWNS. Helen Zimmern. EARLY BRITAIN. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Stanley Lane-Poole. RUSSIA. WR Morfill. THE JEWS UNDER ROME. W. D. Morrison. SCOTLAND. John Mackintosh. SWITZERLAND. R. Stead and Mrs. A. Hug. PORTUGAL. H. Morse-Stephens. THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE. C. WC Oman. SICILY. EA Freeman. THE TUSCAN REPUBLICS. Bella Duffy. POLAND. WR Morfill. PARTHIA. Geo. Rawlinson. JAPAN. David Murray. THE CHRISTIAN RECOVERY OF SPAIN. HE Watts.
Page 199 - Charles possessed in the most eminent degree, the science which is of greatest importance to a monarch, that of knowing men, and of adapting their talents to the various departments which he allotted to them. From the death of Chievres to the end of his reign, he employed no general in the field, no minister in the cabinet, no ambassador...