Historical Disasters and Tragedies
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
This work includes historical disasters and tragedies sorted chronologically and geographically. Each event includes details related to the event and details about victims, presented in an educational and historically instructive manner.
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by Richard Davey - McCorquodale & Co., Limited
Although tradition has not informed us whether our first parents made any change in their garments on the death of their relatives, it is certain that the wearing mourning and the institution of funereal ceremonies are of the most remote antiquity.
by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa - ManyBooks
The history of the Incas by Sarmiento is, without any doubt, the most authentic and reliable that has yet appeared. For it was compiled from the carefully attested evidence of the Incas themselves, taken under official sanction.
This is a concise textbook on New Zealand history, designed so it can be read by virtually anyone wanting to find out more about New Zealand history. The textbook covers the entire time span of human settlement in New Zealand.
by Jonathan Gorman - University of Ottawa Press
Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? This incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.