Ten Girls from History
by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
Publisher: Duffield & Company 1912
Number of pages: 228
The plan has been to call attention to the lives of girls who achieved some noteworthy success during youth, and in whose character courage was the dominant trait. More attention has been paid to accuracy of historic fact than to the weaving of interesting romances, in the hope that this volume may be used as an introduction to the more detailed historical documents from which its sketches are taken.
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by Priscilla Robertson - Princeton University Press
There must have been over 50 revolutions in Europe in 1848, including those in the German, Italian and Austrian provinces. This book is a social history, its aim is to show how people lived 150 years ago rather than to describe other factors.
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 George J Cole - Smashwords
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world.
On January 1, 1942, representatives of 26 nations at war with the Axis powers met in Washington to sign the Declaration of the United Nations endorsing the Atlantic Charter, pledging to use their resources and agreeing not to make a separate peace.