Moncure Conway reflects on his 1883-84 journey across the United States, then across the Pacific to lecture in Australia, and finally through Asia, to study the manifestations of the non-Christian religions.
The book is a detailed account of the origins of slavery in ancient history through the introduction of Christian slavery to North Africa, the African slave trade from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century, the Middle Passage, and slavery in the...
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.
In April 1792 in the House of Commons, critic of the French Revolution Edmund Burke denounces the visit to Paris of Thomas Cooper and James Watt. Cooper replies immediately with a republican critique of the British political system.
Compiled and edited by John Bassett Moore, this twelve-volume set of the collected letters and speeches of James Buchanan, spanning his entire political career, includes both personal and professional documents.