A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy
A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (German: Kritik der Politischen Ökonomie) is a book by Karl Marx, first published in 1859. The book is mainly an analysis of capitalism, achieve...
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The Village of Stepanchikovo
The Village of Stepanchikovo (Russian: Село Степанчиково и его обитатели, Selo Stepanchikovo i ego obitateli), also known as The Friend of the Family, is a novel written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and ...
A Tale of Two Cities
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution.The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the Frenc...
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Development of Darwin's theory
Following the inception of Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection in 1838, the development of Darwin's theory to explain the "mystery of mysteries" of how new species originated was his "prime h...
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Self-Help (book)
Self-Help; with Illustrations of Character and Conduct was a book published in 1859 by Samuel Smiles. The second edition of 1866 added Perseverance to the subtitle. It has been called "the bible of mi...
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On the Origin of Species
On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature by Charles Darwin which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On th...
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A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words
A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words is a dictionary of slang originally compiled by publisher and lexicographer John Camden Hotten in 1859. The first edition was published in 1859, wi...
Our Nig
Our Nig: Sketches from the Life of a Free Black is an autobiographical novel by Harriet E. Wilson. It was published in 1859 and rediscovered in 1982 by professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. It is considere...
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Oblomov
Oblomov (Russian: Обломов; [ɐˈbloməf]) is a novel by Russian writer Ivan Goncharov, first published in 1859. Oblomov is the central character of the novel, portrayed as the ultimate incarnation of...
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The Ordeal of Richard Feverel
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel: A History of Father and Son (1859) is the earliest full-length novel by George Meredith; its subject is the inability of systems of education to control human passions....
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Publication of Darwin's theory
The publication of Darwin's theory brought into the open Charles Darwin's ideas of evolution through natural selection, the culmination of more than twenty years of work.Thoughts on the possibility of...
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On Liberty
On Liberty is a philosophical work by English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published in 1859, applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to societ...
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Adam Bede
Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected...
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Family Happiness
Family Happiness (Russian: Семейное счастье [Semeynoye Schast'ye]) is an 1859 novella written by Leo Tolstoy, first published in The Russian Messenger. The story concerns the love and marriage of ...
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Ceylon, Physical, Historical and Topographical
Ceylon. An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical with Notices of its Natural History, Antiquities and Productions is a two-volume book from 1859 by James Emerson Tennent."Ther...
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Phycologia Australica
Phycologia Australica, written by William Henry Harvey, is one of the most important works on phycology of the 19th century.The work, published in five separate volumes between 1858 and 1863, is the r...
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1859 in literature
The year 1859 in literature involved some significant new books.
Uncle's Dream
Uncle's Dream (Russian: Дядюшкин сон, Dyadushkin son) is an 1859 novella by Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
The Point of View of My Work as an Author
The Point of View For my Work as an Author (subtitle: A Direct Communication, Report to History) is an autobiographical account of the 19th century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard's use of his p...
Inception of Darwin's theory
The inception of Darwin's theory occurred during an intensively busy period which began when Charles Darwin returned from the survey voyage of the Beagle, with his reputation as a fossil collector and...
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As Primaveras
As Primaveras (in English: Springtimes) is a 1859 poetry book by Brazilian Romantic poet Casimiro de Abreu. It was the last book written by Abreu, before his death from tuberculosis in 1860. It is...
The Minister's Wooing
The Minister's Wooing is a historical novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, first published in 1859. Set in 18th-century New England, the novel explores New England history, highlights the issue of slavery,...
Charles Darwin's education
Charles Darwin's education gave him a foundation in the doctrine of Creation prevalent throughout the West at the time, as well as knowledge of medicine and theology. More significantly, it led to his...
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Home of the Gentry
Home of the Gentry (Russian: Дворянское гнездо, [dvɐˈrʲanskʲɪɪ ɡnʲɪˈzdo]) is a novel by Ivan Turgenev published in the January 1859 issue of Sovremennik. It was enthusiastically received by the Russia...
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Reaction to Darwin's theory
The immediate reaction to On the Origin of Species, the book in which Charles Darwin described evolution by natural selection, included international debate, though the heat of controversy was less th...
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