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Peace of Karlowitz signed by Austria, Russia, Poland, and Venice with Turkey
Denmark and Russia sign mutual defense pact Treaty of Preobrazhenskoe
signed by Denmark, Russia, Poland, and Saxony for partition of Swed. empire
1743) b. (d. 1886) Russia declares war on Persia Scott: "Woodstock" A
commercial treaty between Prussia and Mecklenburg- Alfred de Vigny: "Cinq-
Mars," historical Schwerin begins the idea of the Zollverein novel Dost
Mohammed becomes ...
1819) Russia obtains lease of Port Arthur, China; Britain, the Knut Hamsun: "
Victoria" lease of Kowloon Ernest Hemingway, Amer. writer. Kitchener wins
battles at Atbara River and Omdurman, b. (d. 1961) and reaches Fashoda
Anthony Hope: ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
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I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review