A Brief History of the Warr with the Indians in New England

By Increase Mather. This is a contemporary account of one of the first major conflicts (known as “King Philip’s War”) between the early European colonists and the Indians in New England.
Named after the Indian leader (who appropriated the European-sounding name), the brutal struggle ended in the total defeat of the Amerinds and their near extinction in the colony.

History of Genghis Khan

By Jacob Abbott. Genghis Khan, or Temujin, famous in the West for his and his descendants’ incursions into Eastern Europe,…

The Prose Edda

By Snorri Sturluson. Translated by Rasmus B. Anderson LLD. The Younger Edda, also known as Snorre’s Edda, or the Prose…