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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 98 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 78 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 60 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 46 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 40 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 36 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 36 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 32 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 28 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 20 0 Browse Search
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William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2, Chapter 29: fair women. (search)
s White people in Europe. Take the case of Prussia, as a country in which the White race has alw and is still growing, in the natural order. Prussia is a staid and prosperous country, where the n her population has been very slight. Where Prussia has sent out one emigrant, the United Kingdom rolling at the flood from Europe to America, Prussia only lost a hundred thousand souls. Her peopin Europe, in their normal state. In 1871, Prussia had a population of twenty-four million six hinine souls: excess of females over males in Prussia, three hundred and forty three thousand. These figures give an average for Prussia of thirteen more females than males in every thousand soulerence in the thousand of twenty-eight, where Prussia shows a difference of thirteen. In every thoBritain shows a larger excess of females than Prussia. During the present generation Great Britains sent out half a million more emigrants than Prussia, and a vast majority of these emigrants have
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2, Chapter 35: the situation. (search)
millions have come from the British Islands and British America; nearly two millions and a half from Germany, including Prussia and Austria, but excluding Hungary and Poland. France and Sweden follow at a distance. Of the non-European nations, Chiher movements seemed to dwindle of themselves. In the first ten years of the same period (1820-60), Germany, including Prussia and Austria, sent out less than eight thousand souls; in the second ten years she sent out a hundred and fifty thousand of 1853 and 1854 were never reached. The springs' appeared to be drying up. The new Germany is not old Germany, and Prussia, as her leader, is not looking on this movement of her people with the old Austrian helplessness. Bismarck has no mind enty-five are now in America. That Pomeranian district is not far from Varzin, where the German Chancellor lives. Yet Prussia has not fed the tide of emigration much ; her contribution for the whole forty years (1820-60)being less than a hundred
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2, Chapter 36: Outlook. (search)
s and exchanged her vineyards and cornfields on the Rhine for the snows of Savoy and the sands of Algiers. Piedmont and Prussia, on the other hand, have sprung into the foremost rank of nations. Piedmont has become Italy, with a capital in Milan and Venice, Florence and Naples, as well as in Rome. Still more striking and more glorious has been the growth of Prussia. A hundred years ago Prussia was just emerging into notice as a small but well-governed and hard-fighting country, with a terrPrussia was just emerging into notice as a small but well-governed and hard-fighting country, with a territory no larger than Michigan, and a population considerably less than Ohio. In a hundred years this small but well-governed and hard-fighting Prussia has become the first military power on earth. Russia, during these hundred years, has carried hePrussia has become the first military power on earth. Russia, during these hundred years, has carried her arms into Finland, Crim Tartary, the Caucasus and the Mohammedan Khanates, extending the White empire on the Caspian and the Euxine, and along the Oxus and Jaxartes into Central Asia. Vaster still have been the marches and the conquests of Great