Books Tagged ‘Nonfiction’

De Profundis (From the Depths)

Subject: Nonfiction

De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

Subject: Nonfiction

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in 1841 under the title Me...

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The Philippines a Century Hence

Subject: Nonfiction

The Philippines a Century Hence, which was published in La Solidaridad as a series in four parts between September 30, 1889, and February 1, 1890, contains José Rizal’s pr...

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The Art of War (Sunzi bing fa)

Subject: Nonfiction

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC). The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chine...

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The Communist Manifesto

Subject: Philosophy

The Communist Manifesto, originally the Manifesto of the Communist Party (German: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei), is an 1848 political document by German philosophers Karl...

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On Liberty

Subject: Philosophy

On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, it applies Mill’s ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state. Mill suggests sta...

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The Poetics of Aristotle

Subject: Philosophy

Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an...

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Japanese Girls and Women

Subject: Nonfiction

Bacon evocatively depicts Japanese women unsettled by their modern education, yet saddled with traditional cultural expectations. With its insight into Japan’s class syste...

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The Devil’s Dictionary

Subject: Nonfiction

The Devil’s Dictionary is a satirical dictionary written by American Civil War soldier, journalist, and writer Ambrose Bierce consisting of common words followed by humoro...

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Second Treatise of Government

Subject: Philosophy

Second Treatise of Government (or Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Over...

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