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Each of us— with the help of parents, grandparents, friends, teachers, historians,
and others— goes fishing in that stream. And we usually come up with what we
knew, or strongly suspected, was already there. One of the purposes of this book
1731) gesamten Rising of Pol. patriots under T. A. Kosciusko suppressed Drury
Lane Theatre, London, Wissenschaftslehre" by Russians reopened Edward
Gibbon, Eng. historian. Habeas Corpus Act suspended in Britain (—1804)
Zollverein (customs union) begins to Balzac: "Le Pere Goriot" Lord Acton, Eng.
historian. operate George Bancroft (1800-1891): "History of founder of the "
Cambridge Lord Grenville, Brit, statesman, d. (b. 1754) the United States"
appears (first ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
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