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Marriage and love

Marriage and love

Emma Goldman. | Sociology
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Published: Apr 2012
Downloads: 1038
Pages: 15

THE popular notion about marriage and love is that they are synonymous, that they spring from the same motives, and cover the same human needs. Like most popular notions this also rests not on actual facts, but on superstition. Marriage and love have nothing in common; they are as far apart...

The women of the Confederacy

The women of the Confederacy

John Levi Underwood | Sociology
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 434

The women of the Confederacy, in which is presented the heroism of the women of the Confederacy with accounts of their trials during the war and the period of Reconstruction, with their ultimate triumph over adversity. Their motives and achievements as told by writers and orators now preserved in...


Friday the Thirteen

Friday the Thirteen

Thomas W. Lawson | Sociology
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 83

Lawson wrote the novel Friday the Thirteenth in which a broker picks that day on which to bring down Wall Street.The Wall Street Crash of 1929 (October 1929), also known as the Great Crash, and the Stock Market Crash of 1929, was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United...

The Secret City

The Secret City

Hugh Walpole | Sociology
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Published: Apr 2012
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Pages: 241

Divided into three sections, the book follows many lives intertwined by different arrivals in Petrograd, Russia, and a family already living there. There is vague mention of a \'monster sighting\' beneath a frozen river....there is political intrigue...there is a love story...and there is the...

The People of the Abyss

The People of the Abyss

Jack London | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 259

The People of the Abyss (1903) is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End (including the Whitechapel District) for several months, sometimes staying in workhouses or sleeping on the streets. The conditions he...


The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte

Karl Marx | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 75

Der 18te Brumaire des Louis Napoleon (in English, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon) was written by Karl Marx between December 1851 and March 1852, and originally published in 1852 in Die Revolution, a German-language monthly magazine published in New York and established by Joseph...

History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest

History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and Other Items of Interest

Edward A Jones | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 82

On July 18, 1936, a fascist-led counter-revolutionary army revolt began against the five-year-old Spanish Republic and the coalition of various centrist and progressive parties that had been popularly elected five months before. The coalition was called the Popular Front and included the Communist...

A Chapter in the Philosophy of Value

A Chapter in the Philosophy of Value

Georg Simmel. | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 16

The fact of economic exchange confers upon the value of things something super-individual. It detaches them from dissolution in the mere subjectivity of the agents, and causes them to determine each other reciprocally, since each exerts its economic function in the other. The practically effective...


How is Society Possible?

How is Society Possible?

Georg Simmel. | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 13

Georg Simmel (1858-1918, Germany) was born in Berlin and received his doctorate in 1881. He was of Jewish ancestry and was marginalized within the German academic system. Only in 1914 did Simmel obtain a regular academic appointment, and this appointment was in Strasbourg, far from Berlin. In...

A Book About Remarkable Criminals

A Book About Remarkable Criminals

H.B Irving | Sociology
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Published: Mar 2012
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This is a book that focuses on a group of criminals whom the author found to be both remarkable and interesting. Human nature-based, each section details their lives, their crimes, and their fatal ends.

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