Classic Texts – 19th Century

  1. Andrews, Charles. The Historical Development of Modern Europe from the Congress of Vienna to the Present Time. Vol. 1: 1815-1850. … Vol. 2: 1850-1897. London & New York, 1896.
  2. Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. London, 1853.
  3. Baedeker, Karl. Handbooks for Travelers.
  4. Beeton, Isabella Mary. The Book of Household Management. London, 1861.
  5. Bentham, Jeremy. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. 1889.
  6. Bernstein, Eduard. Evolutionary Socialism. 1911. [Orig 1899]
  7. Binet, Alfred. The Psychology of Reasoning. 1899.
  8. Bree, C.R. An Exposition of Fallacies in the Hypothesis of Mr. Darwin. London, 1872.
  9. Bismarck, Otto von. Bismarck: The Man & the Statesman. Being the Reflections and Reminiscences of Otto, Prince von Bismarck… Vol. 2. … Vol. 3. New York & London, 1899.
  10. Blanc, Louis. 1848: Historical Revelation. London, 1858.
  11. Bolingbroke St. John, Percy. The French revolution in 1848: The three days of February… New York, 1848.
  12. __________. The Works of Lord Bolingbroke. Philadelphia, 1841.
  13. Bolingbroke, Lord. The Idea of a Patriot King.
  14. Bonaparte, Napoleon. Napoleon’s Letters to Josephine, 1796-1812. 1901.
  15. Bonaparte, Louis Napoleon. The Political and Historical Works of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, President of the French RepublicVol. 2. London, 1852.
  16. Buchner, Ludwig. Force and Matter: Empirico-Philosophical Studies, Intelligbly Rendered. London, 1864.
  17. Burkhardt, Jacob. Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. 1892.
  18. Chadwick, Edwin. Reports on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Scotland. London, 1842.
  19.  __________. Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain. London, 1843.
  20. Cobbett, William. Advice to Young Men, and (Incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and Higher Ranks of Life. London, 1829.
  21. __________. Rural Rides …. Vol. 2. London, 1830.
  22. __________. “Rural War.” In The Political Register, 1830.
  23. __________. Legacy to Labourers. London, 1872. [Orig 1834]
  24. __________. Selections from Cobbett’s Political Works Vol 2Vol 3Vol 4Vol 5Vol. 6. London, 1835.
  25. Chamberlain, Houston Stewart. The Wagnerian Drama. 1915. [orig. 1892]
  26. __________. Foundations of the Nineteenth Century, vol. 1. 1911…. vol. 2.  1912. [Orig. 1899]
  27. Chamberlain, Joseph. The Radical Platform, Speeches. Edinburgh, 1885.
  28. Chambers, Robert. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation. 1846 [orig. 1844].
  29. Corrie, Daniel. A Sermon …Before the Church Missionary Society for Africa and the East…. London, 1816.
  30. Czartoryski. Memoirs of Prince Adam Czartoryski and his Correspondence with Alexander I…. Vol. 2. London, 1888.
  31. Darwin, Charles.The Voyage of the Beagle. 1909. [Orig. 1839]
  32. __________. The Origin of Species. 1909. [Orig. 1859]
  33.  __________. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. J. Murray, 1901. [Orig. 1871]
  34. Dickens, Charles. Hard Times. 1912. [Orig. 1854]
  35. Dilke, Charles Wentworth. Problems of Greater Britain. 4th ed. London, 1890.
  36. Donisthorpe, Wordsworth. Individualism: A System of Politics. London, 1894.
  37. Dostoevsky, Fyodor. Pages from the Journal of an Author. Boston, 1916. [Orig. 1873-1881]
  38. Dreyfus, Alfred. Lettres d’un Innocent: The Letters of Captain Dreyfus to his Wife. L.G. Moreau, translator. New York, 1899.
  39. __________. Five Years of My Life, 1894-1899. New York, 1901.
  40. Ely, Richard T. Socialism: An Examination of its Nature, Its Strength, and Its Weakness. New York, 1894.
  41. Engels, Friedrich. The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844. London, 1892. [Orig: 1844]
  42. __________. Socialism, Utopian and Scientific. 1907. [Orig: 1880]
  43. __________. The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State. 1902 [orig: 1884]
  44. Fourier, Charles. Theory of the Four Movements. New York, 1857. [Orig 1808]
  45. __________.  Selections from the Works of Charles Fourier. London, 1901.
  46. Galton, Francis. Hereditary Genius. 1869.
  47. __________. Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development. London, 1883.
  48. Gammage, R. G. History of the Chartist Movement, 1837-1854. London, 1894.
  49. Gardiner, Marguerite. The Magic Lantern: Sketches of Scenes in the Metropolis. London, 1822.
  50. Garibaldi, Giuseppe. Garibaldi: An Autobiography. Edited by Alexandre Dumas. London, 1861.
  51. Gibson, William. Paris During the Commune, 1871. Letters from Paris… 1872.
  52. Gobineau, Arthur de. The Inequality of Human Races. New York, 1915. [orig. 1853]
  53. __________. The Moral and Intellectual Diversity of Races… Philedelphia, 1856.
  54. Gohre, Paul. Three Months in a Workshop: A Practical Study. 1895.
  55. Guizot, Francois. General History of Civilization in Europe: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. Oxford, 1838.
  56. Haeckel, Philipp August. The Evolution of Man: A Popular Exposition. … Volume 2. New York, 1897.
  57. Hegel, Georg. Philosophy of History. 1902.
  58. Herzen, Aleksandr. My exile in Siberia, vol. 1. …  vol. 2. 1855.
  59. Herzl, Theodor. A Jewish State: An Attempt at a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question. 1904. [Orig. 1896]
  60. Hobson, John Atkinson. Problems of Poverty: An Inquiry into the Industrial Condition of the Poor. 1891.
  61. Holland, T.E. The European Concert in the Eastern Question. 1885.
  62. Hunter, W.W. ed. The Imperial Gazetteer of India, 2nd ed. (London, 1885): Vol 1… Vol 2…Vol 3Vol. 4 … vol 5….vol 6…vol 7.vol 8vol. 9…vol. 10….vol. 11…vol. 12…vol 13
  63. Huxley, Thomas Henry. On the Origin of Species: A Course of Six Lectures to Working Men. New York, 1889.
  64. __________. Readings from Huxley. New York, 1920.
  65. Janet, Pierre. The Mental State of Hystericals: A Study of Mental Stigmata and Mental Accidents. New York, 1901. [Orig. 1892]
  66. Kautsky, Karl. The Class Struggle (Erfurt program) [orig 1892].
  67. Kennan, George. Siberia and the Exile System. … Vol. 2. 1891.
  68. Knowlton, Charles. Fruits of Philosophy: A Treatise on the Population Question. 1891.
  69. Kropotkin, Petr. In Russian and French Prisons. 1887.
  70. __________. Memoirs of a Revolutionist, vol. 1. 1899.
  71. Kropotkin, Peter. Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution. London, 1910. [Orig 1902]
  72. __________. The Conquest of Bread. New York, 1907. [Orig: 1906]
  73.  __________. Modern Science and Anarchism. New York, 1908. [Orig: ?]
  74. __________. Law and Authority: An Anarchist Essay. London, 1886. [Orig: ?]
  75. __________. Fields, Factories, and Workshops. London, 1913. [Orig: 1899]
  76. Lamartine, Alphonse de. History of the French Revolution of 1848. London, 1891.
  77. List, Frederick. National System of Political Economy. Philadelphia, 1856. [Orig: 1841]
  78. Lombroso, Cesare.The Man of Genius. London, 1896 [orig. 1888]
  79. __________. Crime: Its Causes and Remedies. Boston, 1911 [orig. 1899 ]
  80. __________. After Death – What? Spiritistic Phenomena and their Interpretation. 1909. [orig? ]
  81. Lubbock, Sir John. Pre-Historic Times, As Illustrated by Ancient Remains and the Manners and Customs of Modern Savages. 1869.
  82. Lugard, Baron Frederick John Dealtry. The Rise of Our East African Empire: Early Efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda. W. Blackwood & Sons, 1893.
  83. Mackay, Charles. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. London, 1852.
  84. Malthus, Thomas. An Essay on the Principle of Population. 1890. [orig 1798/1826]
  85. __________. Principles of Political Economy. London, 1836.
  86. Marcet, Jane. Conversations on the Evidences of Christianity. 1826.
  87. __________. Conversations on Political Economy. 1839.
  88. Marshall, Alfred. Principles of Economics 3rd ed. London, 1895.
  89. Marx, Karl, and Friedrich Engels. The Manifesto of the Communist Party. 1906. [Orig 1848]
  90. Marx, Karl. The Poverty of Philosophy. 1910 [Orig. 1847]
  91. __________. The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte. 1913. [Orig. 1852]
  92. __________. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy. 1906 [Orig 1867]
  93. __________. Capital, vol. 3: The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole. 1909 [orig: 1894]
  94. Maudsley, Henry. The Physiology and Pathology of the Mind. New York, 1872.
  95. May, Karl Friedrich. Winnetou the Apache Knight. 1898.
  96. Mayhew, Henry. London Labour and the London Poor: … Those That Will Work, Those that Cannot Work, and Those that Will Not Work. 1851.
  97. Mazzini, Giuseppe. Duties of Man. 1862.
  98. __________. Essays: Selected from the Writings, Literary, Political, and Religious, of Joseph Mazzini. London, 1887.
  99. Metternich, Clemens Wenzel Lothar. Memoirs of Prince Metternich. … Vol. 2Vol. 3…. Vol. 4…. Vol. 5. Scribner’s, 1882.
  100. Mickiewicz, Adam. Pan Tadeuz … A Story of Life Among Polish Gentlefolk in the Years 1811 and 1812. London, 1920. [Orig ]
  101.  __________. Kondrad Wallenrod: An Historical Poem. 1882.
  102. Mill, John Stuart. On Liberty. 1859.
  103. __________. Utilitarianism. 1863
  104. __________. The Subjection of Women. 1869.
  105. __________. Considerations on representative government. 1861.
  106. __________. Three essays on religion. 1885.
  107. __________.  Autobiography. 1874.
  108. Mivart, St. George Jackson. On the Genesis of Species. London, 1871.
  109. Moltke, Count Helmuth von. The Franco-German War of 1870-71.vol. 2.  London, 1891.
  110. Newman, John Henry. The Idea of a University Defined and Illustrated. New York, 1899.
  111. Nietzsche, Friedrich. Thus Spoke Zarathustra. New York: Macmillan, 1896.
  112. __________. Beyond Good and Evil. New York: , 1907.
  113. Nordau, Max Simon. Degeneration. 1895. New York 1895.
  114. Norton, Caroline. English Laws for Women. 1854.
  115. Owen, Robert.  A New View Of Society, Essays on the Formation of Human Character. London, 1813.
  116. __________. Observations on the Effect of the Manufacturing System. London. 1817.
  117. __________. Report to the County of Lanark of a Plan for relieving Public Distress. Glasgow: Glasgow University Press, 1821.
  118. __________. Lectures on an Entire New State of Society. London, 1830.
  119. __________.  The Book of the New Moral World, Containing the Rational System of Society Founded on Demonstrable Facts… London, 1840.
  120. __________.  The Life of Robert Owen written by Himself, with Selections from his Writings and Correspondence. … vol. 2 London, 1857-8.
  121. Plunkett, Mrs. H.M. Women, Plumbers, and Doctors: or, Household Sanitation. New York, 1885.
  122. Pobedonostsev, Konstantin. Reflections of a Russian Statesman. 1898. [Orig: ]
  123. Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph. What is Property? An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government. 1876. [Orig: 1840]
  124. Renan, Ernest. Studies of Religious History. London, 1893.
  125. Report from His Majesty’s commissioners for inquiring into the administration and practical operation of the poor-laws. … Vol 2: Appendix Foreign Communications. House of Commons, 1834.
  126. Rhodes, Cecil. Political Life and Speeches, 1881-1900. London, 1900.
  127. Ripley, William Zebina. The Races of Europe: A Sociological Study. New York, 1899.
  128. Ricardo, David. Principles of Political Economy and Taxation. London, 1919.
  129. Ricardo, David. The Works of David Ricardo. London, 1846.
  130. Samuelson, James, ed. The Civilization of our Day: A Series of Original Essays…by Expert Writers. London, 1896.
  131. Schiller, Friedrich. History of the Thirty Years’ War. London, 1846.
  132. Schurz, Carl. The Reminiscences of Carl Schurz, Vol 1: 1829-1852…. Vol 2: 1852-1863 …. Vol 3: 1863-1869
  133. Schaffle, A. The Impossibility of Social Democracy. New York & London, 1892.
  134. Senior, Nassau William. Conversations with M. Thiers, M. Guizot, and other Distinguished Persons During the Second Empire. … vol. 2. London, 1878.
  135. Shaw, G. Bernard, ed. Fabian Essays in Socialism. London, 1889.
  136. Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. Frankenstein, or, The Modern Prometheus. Boston, 1869. [Orig ]
  137. Schlegel, Friedrich von. The Philosophy of Life, and Philosophy of Language. London, 1847.
  138. Smiles, Samuel. Self-Help. 1859… [Orig ?]
  139. __________.  Thrift. 1800.
  140. __________. Character. 1881.
  141. __________. Lives of the Engineers. 1879.
  142. Sismondi, M. de. Political Economy and the Philosophy of Government. London, 1847.
  143. Sombart, Werner. The Jews and Modern Capitalism. New York, 1913 [orig ]
  144. __________.  Socialism and the Social Movement in the 19th Century. New York, 1898.
  145. Steevens, G.W. With Kitchener to Khartum. 1898.
  146. Stetson, Charlotte Perkins. Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution. 1898.
  147. Talleyrand, Charles Maurice, Prince de. Memoirs of the Prince de Talleyrand. 1891.
  148. Thurston, Robert H. History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine. 4th ed. New York, 1897.
  149. Tocqueville, Alexis de. Democracy in America vol. 2. 1835.
  150. __________. The Old Regime and the Revolution. 1856.
  151. __________. Memoir, letters, and remains of Alexis de Tocqueville. 1861.
  152. __________. On the State of Society in France Before the Revolution of 1789. 1873
  153. __________. Recollections. 1896.
  154. Toynbee, Arnold. Lectures on the Industrial Revolution of the 18th Century in England. 2nd ed. London, 1887.
  155. Treitschke, Heinrich von. History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century.vol. 2….vol. 3… vol. 4…vol. 5…. vol. 6. 1915 [orig. 1879].
  156. __________. What we Demand from France. 1870.
  157. Treitschke, Heinrich von. Politics…. Vol. 2. New York, 1916. [Orig. ??]
  158.  __________. Treitschke, His Doctrine of German Destiny and International Relations. New York, 1914.
  159. Twain, Mark. A Tramp Abroad (1921 [1879])
  160. Vahse, Eduard. Memoirs of the Court and Aristocracy of Austria. …. Vol. 2. London, 1896. [Orig: 1856].
  161. Veblen, Thorstein. The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions. B. W. Huebsch, 1912. [Orig. 1899]
  162. Wagner, Richard. Prose Works.  Vol 1: The Art Work of the future. … Vol 2: Opera and DramaVol 3: The Theater. 1907.
  163. __________. Art, Life, and Theories of Richard Wagner: Selected…New York, 1904.
  164. __________.  My Life. New York, 1911.
  165. Whitaker, Joseph. An Almanack for the year of our Lord 1899.  [1872-1908 editions]
  166. Wilberforce, Samuel. Essays Contributed to the Quarterly Review. London, 1874…. Vol 2.
  167. ___________. Review of Darwin’s Origin of Species, in Quarterly Review 108.
  168. Williams, Ernest Edwin. Made in Germany. London, 1896.
  169. Wissmann, Hermann von. My Second Journey through Equatorial Africa: From the Congo to the Zambesi, in the years 1886 and 1887. London, 1891.

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