This memoir records the thirty years of service of Mary Porter Gamewell as a missionary in China, largely in Beijing and including the time of the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. The book is drawn mostly from her various writings edited by her family after...
Retired scientist, educator, and amateur historian Charles F. Himes combines his interests with a short but studied life of Thomas Cooper, one of his famous predecessors on the Dickinson College faculty.
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards of the end of his eventful days.
Moncure Conway, an influential observer and participant in much of English-speaking intellectual life for half a century, presents an account of his life, drawn together towards the end of his eventful days.
Immediately following the American Civil War, Rusling was ordered to make a tour of western military outposts. Ten years later, he wrote a comprehensive account of his journey. His observations provide a valuable look at the economics, culture,...
John F. Hurst, the young Methodist pastor, recounts his years in northern Germany between 1866 and 1871 where he served as a theological tutor, and later director, in the Methodist Mission Institute there.
Thomas Cooper, the inveterate materialist, attacks the dominant American school of metaphysical doctrines of psychology by translating and publishing the most forward writer of the modern French school of physiological medicine.