The Story of Mankind
by Hendrik van Loon
Publisher: Boni and Liveright 1922
Number of pages: 400
This genuinely enjoyable charmer, 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.
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by Arthur D. Innes - The MacMillan Company
This work is intended to appeal to the general reader who finds less than he requires in the books written expressly for the use of schools. It ought to be of service to advanced pupils and their teachers, as well as to university and other students.
by D. G. Hogarth - H. Holt
The area we shall survey in 1000 B.C. and re-survey at intervals, contains Western Asia bounded eastwards by a line drawn from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea. This area is marked off by seas on three sides and by desert on the fourth side.
by Hutton Webster - D.C. Heath & Co
This textbook, as the title indicates, covers both the Middle Ages and modern times. The entire work has been written since the outbreak of the World War I, and its probable consequences have been kept constantly in mind.
by Edward Shepherd Creasy - The Colonial press
Fifteen decisive battles of the world from Marathon to Waterloo. A famous book which is not merely lodged in libraries, but is read and re-read. The stories the writer tells are as interesting in narrative as human struggle is itself interesting.