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mn1a [Volume 2 (1885)]
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mn1a [#76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel]
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 ==== Volume 3 (1894) ==== ==== Volume 3 (1894) ====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39629]]+  * [[RC 39629]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39629|DB 39629]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
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 ''​Compiled by Frederick Engels and published more than a decade after Marx's death. Certain subjects, such as world markets and competition,​ are not fully developed in the original manuscript, but this volume examines the process of capitalist production in its totality. Controversial from the start, Marx shows how he would have solved the problems of what he believed would be the collapse of capitalism.''​ ''​Compiled by Frederick Engels and published more than a decade after Marx's death. Certain subjects, such as world markets and competition,​ are not fully developed in the original manuscript, but this volume examines the process of capitalist production in its totality. Controversial from the start, Marx shows how he would have solved the problems of what he believed would be the collapse of capitalism.''​
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 ===== #32 - Confessions (397-398) by Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo ===== ===== #32 - Confessions (397-398) by Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 39444]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39444|DB 39444]] - **"IN PROCESS"​**+  * [[RC 39444]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​39444|DB 39444]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** ​- (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​The first nine books take Augustine from his birth in fourth-century Roman North Africa through his conversion to Christianity and baptism in Milan at the age of thirty-three. In the final four books, Augustine, who is by now a Catholic bishop, examines the nature of God and prayer, ponders such mysteries as creation, and interprets the Holy Scriptures.''​ ''​The first nine books take Augustine from his birth in fourth-century Roman North Africa through his conversion to Christianity and baptism in Milan at the age of thirty-three. In the final four books, Augustine, who is by now a Catholic bishop, examines the nature of God and prayer, ponders such mysteries as creation, and interprets the Holy Scriptures.''​
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 ===== #33 - Leviathan (1651) by Thomas Hobbes ===== ===== #33 - Leviathan (1651) by Thomas Hobbes =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 48622]]+  * [[RC 48622]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​48622|DB 48622]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
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 ''​An English philosopher discusses the idea of absolute government that is embedded in a contract between the citizens and a sovereign authority. Examines human passion and its effect on reason and the need to restrain emotions.''​ ''​An English philosopher discusses the idea of absolute government that is embedded in a contract between the citizens and a sovereign authority. Examines human passion and its effect on reason and the need to restrain emotions.''​
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 ===== #45 - Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) by Jean Rhys ===== ===== #45 - Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) by Jean Rhys =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 23148]]+  * [[RC 23148]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​23148|DB 23148]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
 ''​Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre", Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.''​ ''​Fascinated with the character of Bertha, the madwoman in "Jane Eyre", Jean Rhys has imagined her as a carefree girl and an attractive young woman in the days before she came to England. Rhys creates a romantic, colorful, and thought-provoking past for this enigmatic woman.''​
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 ===== #76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel ===== ===== #76 - Night (1958) by Elie Wiesel =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 42074]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​42074|DB 42074]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** (last checked 6/6/2013)+  * [[RC 42074]] - [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​42074|DB 42074]] - **"IN PROCESS"​** (last checked 6/6/2014)
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​11185|BR 11185]] - 2 volumes. (The night trilogy.)   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​11185|BR 11185]] - 2 volumes. (The night trilogy.)
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 ===== #82 - Tropic of Cancer (1934) by Henry Miller ===== ===== #82 - Tropic of Cancer (1934) by Henry Miller =====
 **AVAILABLE FORMATS:** **AVAILABLE FORMATS:**
-  * [[RC 17191]]+  * [[RC 17191]] ​- [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​DB/​bookmag/​17191|DB 17191]] - (last checked 6/6/2014)
   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18702|BR 18702]] - 3 volumes.   * [[https://​nlsbard.loc.gov/​download/​detail/​prefix/​BR/​bookmag/​18702|BR 18702]] - 3 volumes.
 **ANNOTATION:​ ** **ANNOTATION:​ **
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