by Hutton Webster
Publisher: D. C. Heath 1921
Number of pages: 984
This textbook covers the entire historic field, together with a chapter on prehistoric times; it presents a survey of human progress, rather than a chronological outline of events; it is intended for that large body of students who, for various reasons, do not take more than one year of history in the high school.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by William Hickling Prescott - eBooks@Adelaide
This book was a pioneering view of the Aztec civilization. The story of the life of Hernando Cortes, the Conqueror and the tragic story of Montezuma the Aztec king are essential to this history. Prescott is among the finest of English prose stylists.
by Hendrik van Loon - Boni and Liveright
This book, for history buffs and the historically challenged alike, covers human history from prehistoric times, when our earliest ancestors were learning to communicate with grunts, right through to the issues of the latter 20th century.
by Seymour Rossel
The emphasis is placed on the issues that the murder of six million Jews raises for all humankind. As a historical fact, the Holocaust continues to inform, to challenge, and to warn all intelligent beings of an evil that is not beyond human behavior.
by Claus Tøndering
An overview of the Christian, Hebrew, Persian, and Islamic calendars in common use. It gives a historical background for the Christian calendar, plus an overview of the French Revolutionary calendar, the Maya calendar, and the Chinese calendar.