Works

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Google Archipelago: The Digital Gulag and the Simulation of Freedom
Michael Rectenwald - The Google Archipelago
Google Archipelago: The Digital Gulag and the Simulation of Freedom begins with familiar cultural politics as points of entry to the book's theme regarding the reach, penetration, and soon the ubiquity of the digital world. In a book about enormous...

By: Michael Rectenwald
Topics: Ethical issues: censorship, Ethical issues: scientific, technological and medical developments
Editions available: 2
The War Between Peru and Chile, 1879-1882
Clements R. Markham - The War Between Peru and Chile, 1879-1882
An Excerpt From The Preface The war on the west coast of South America between Peru and Bolivia on one side and Chile on the other has continued for nearly four years There have been naval operations of considerable interest...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 2
The Threshold of the Unknown Regions
Clements R. Markham - The Threshold of the Unknown Regions
An Excerpt: CHAPTER I. THE PIONEERS OF POLAR DISCOVERY THE North Polar region, that immense tract of hitherto unpenetrated land and sea which surrounds one end of the axis of our earth, is the largest, as it is the most...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 3
General Sketch of the History of Persia
Clements R. Markham - General Sketch of the History of Persia
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 2
Travels in Peru and India
Clements R. Markham - Travels in Peru and India
The introduction of quinine-yielding Chinchona-trees into India, and the cultivation of the "Peruvian Bark" in our Eastern possessions, where that inestimable febrifuge is almost a necessary of life, has for some years engaged the attention of the Indian Government.

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 3
Contribution Toward a Grammar and Dictionary of Quichua
Clements R. Markham - Contribution Toward a Grammar and Dictionary of Quichua
An Excerpt From The Introductory The following contributions towards a grammar and dictionary of the Quichua language have been gradually collected during a course of years in which my attention has been more or less turned to the land of...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 1
Cuzco and Lima
Clements R. Markham - Cuzco and Lima
Clements R. Markham (1830–1916) began his career in the Royal Navy, sailing to South America, learning Spanish, and participating in the Arctic search for Sir John Franklin. In 1852, determined to succeed as an explorer and geographer, he travelled to...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 1
Franklin's Footsteps
Clements R. Markham - Franklin's Footsteps
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work...

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 2
A Memoir of The Lady Ana de Osorio
Clements R. Markham - A Memoir of The Lady Ana de Osorio
An Excerpt From The Preface: FIFTEEN years ago the Chinchona trees; which yield quinine and other febrifuge alkaloids, were only found wild in the forests on the slopes of the Cordilleras of the Andes. Now they are carefully cultivated in...

By: Clements R. Markham
Topics: Memoir
Editions available: 1
Ollanta
Clements R. Markham - Ollanta
The literature of the Yncas of Peru consisted of love -songs, elegies, allegoric hymns, and dramatic compositions. Unfortunately, most of these evidences of ancient civilization have disappeared, or are still in manuscript.

By: Clements R. Markham
Editions available: 2