Story of Nations Library

The Holy Land

The Jews, Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern by James Kendall Hosmer.

The Jews under Roman Rule by William Douglas Morrison.

Phoenicia by George Rawlinson.

The Crusades: The Story of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem by T. A. Archer &
Charles Lethbridge Kingsford.


Ancient Egypt by George Rawlinson.

Carthage; or the Empire of Africa by Alfred John Church.

The Barbary Corsairs by Stanley Lane-Poole.

South Africa (The Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, South African Republic, Rhodesia) and all other territories south of the Zambesi by George McCall Theal.


Greece: From the Coming of the Hellenes to A.D. 14 by Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh.

Alexander’s Empire by John Pentland Mahaffy.

Byzantine Empire by Charles Oman.


Rome: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Republic by Arthur Gilman.

The Roman Empire, B.C. 29–A.D. 476 by Henry Stuart Jones.

Sicily: Phoenician, Greek and Roman by Edward A. Freeman.

The Goths: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Gothic Dominion in Spain by Henry Bradley.

The Papal Monarchy: From St. Gregory the Great to Boniface VIII (590-1303) by William Francis Barry (Catholic priest).

Mediaeval Rome: From Hildebrand to Clement VIII, 1073-1600 by William Miller.

The Tuscan Republics (Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca) with Genoa by Bella Duffy.

Modern Italy 1748-1898 by Pietro Orsi.

Venice by Alethea Wiel.


The Goths: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Gothic Dominion in Spain by Henry Bradley.

The Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole.

Spain: Being a Summary of Spanish History from the Moorish Conquest to the Fall of Granada by Henry Edward Watts.

Modern Spain 1788–1898 by Martin A. S. Hume.

Portugal by Henry Morse Stephens.


The Franks: From their Origin as a Confederacy to the Establishment of the Kingdom of France and the German Empire by Lewis Sergeant.

Mediaeval France: From the Reign of Hugues Capet to the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century by Gustave Masson.

Modern France 1789-1895 by André Lebon.

Central Europe

Switzerland by Lina Hug & Richard Stead.

Austria by Sidney Whitman.

Germany by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Hansa Towns by Helen Zimmern.

Eastern Europe

The Goths: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Gothic Dominion in Spain by Henry Bradley.

Hungary in Ancient, Mediaeval, and Modern Times by Ármin Vámbéry.

Russia by William Richard Morfill.

Poland by William Richard Morfill.

The Balkans: Roumania, Bulgaria, Servia, and Montenegro by William Miller.

Bohemia: From the Earliest Times to the Fall of National Independence in 1620, with a short summary of later events by C. Edmund Maurice.

Middle East

Chaldea: From the Earliest Times to the Rise of Assyria by Zenaide Ragozin.

Assyria: From the Rise of the Empire to the Fall of Nineveh by Zenaide Ragozin.

Media, Babylon and Persia. Including a Study of the Zend-Avesta or Religion of Zoroasta, from the Fall of Nineveh to the Persian War by Zenaide Ragozin.

Persia by S. G. W. Benjamin.

Parthia by George Rawlinson.

The Saracens: From the Earliest Times to the Fall of Bagdad by Arthur Gilman.

Turkey by Stanley Lane-Poole.

British Isles

Early Britain by Alfred John Church.

The Normans: Told Chiefly in Relation to their Conquest of England by Sarah Orne Jewett.

Mediaeval England 1066-1350 by Mary Bateson.

The Coming of Parliament: England from 1350-1660 by L. Cecil Jane.

Parliamentary England: The Evolution of the Cabinet System by Edward Jenks.

Modern England before the Reform Bill by Justin McCarthy.

Modern England from the Reform Bill to the Present Time by Justin McCarthy.

Scotland: From the Earliest Times to the Present Century by John Mackintosh.

Ireland by Emily Lawless.

Wales by Owen Morgan Edwards.

Northern Europe

Holland by James E. Thorold Rogers.

A History of Norway from the Earliest Times by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen.

North America

Canada by John George Bourinot.

Mexico by Susan Hale.

West Indies and the Spanish Main by James Rodway.


Vedic India; As Embodied Principally in the Rig-Veda by Zenaide Ragozin.

Buddhist India by Thomas William Rhys Davids.

Mediaeval India under Mohammedan Rule (A.D. 712-1764) by Stanley Lane-Poole.

British India by R. W. Frazer.


China by Robert K. Douglas.

Japan by David Murray.

The Story of Australasia by Greville Tregarthen.

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