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Title:
History in quotations
Author:
Cohen, M. J.
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Publication Information:
London : Cassell, 2004.
Physical Description:
xxviii, 1008 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Quotations about history -- The Tigris and Euphrates, c.3200-c.500 BC -- Ancient Egypt, c.3000-c.30 BC -- The ancient Levant, c.3000 BC-AD 73 -- Ancient India, c.2500 BV-c. AD 700 -- Archaic China, c.2000 BC-AD 220 -- Minoans and Mycenaeans, c.2000-c.1000 BC -- The Americas before their conquest, c.1200 BC-AD 1550 -- Athens and her Rivals, 766-399 BC -- Alexander and Greece in the 4th century BC -- Rome: the Republic, 753-31 BC -- Rome: the Empire, 31 BC-AD 300 -- The beginnings of Christianity, 30-604 -- China: the Middle Ages and later empire, 221-1912 -- The Byzantine Empire, 330-1453 -- The barbarian west, 341-751 -- Japan, c.450-1863 -- Islam, c.610-1055 -- 1,000 years of Muslim India, c.700-1757 -- Islamic Spain, 711-1498 -- Saxons and Vikings, c.410-1066 -- Rus and Muscovy, 839-1613 -- The Jews, c.890-1790 -- Popes and princes, c.800-1500 -- The medieval church, 1000-1500 -- Medieval society, 1000-1500 -- The Normans, 1066-1154 -- The Crusades, 1096-1291 -- The earlier Plantagenets, 1154-1327 -- The Mongols, 1200-1500 -- The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1760 -- The Renaissance, 1300-1600 -- The Hundred Years War, 1337-1453 -- The black death and later plagues -- Venice: maritime power, 1350-1600 -- Ducal Burgandy, 1363-1477 -- The Wars of the Roses, 1455-85 -- Portugal, Africa and the east, 1415-1583 -- Explorers and conquistadors, 1492-1542 -- The rise and decline of Spain, 1492-1700 -- The Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Reformation and counter-Reformation, 1500-1700 -- The scientific revolution, 1500-1700 -- The French religious wars, 1562-98 -- The rise of the Dutch Republic, 1567-1795 -- Commerce and slavery in the Atlantic, 1600-1800 -- Trade and dominion: Europe and the east, 1600-1800 -- The two cardinals: Richelieu and Mazarin -- The Stuarts and the English Revolution, 1603-88 -- Colonial North America, 1612-1763 -- Russia of the early Romanovs, 1613-1796 -- The Thirty Years War, 1618-48 -- The age of Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Frederick the Great and Prussia, 1712-86 -- The Enlightenment, 1697-1800 -- Britain: the long 18th century -- The American Revolution, 1761-91 -- The French Revolution, 1789-95 -- Napoleon and the struggle for Europe, 1796-1815 -- Revolution and counter-Revolution in Europe, 1815-48 -- The 1848 revolutions -- The birth of industrial society in Britain, 1776-1851 -- Democracy in America, 1791-1861 -- The American Civil War, 1861-5 -- Reform in Britain, 1776-1865 -- American and the world, 1783-1914 -- Anti-semitism and zionism, 1835-1914 -- Democracy in America, 1865-1917 -- Democracy in Britain, 1865-1914 -- Right and left in Europe, 1850-1914 -- Imperialism, 1830-1914 -- War and peace, 1853-1914 -- World War I, 1914-18 -- The Russian Revolution, 1914-24 -- Stalinism and Maoism, 1924-40 -- Fascism and National Socialism, 1919-39 -- America: boom and bust, 1919-39 -- Britain between the wars, 1918-39 -- Imperialism and nationalism, 1914-45 -- The post-war settlement and after, 1918-29 -- The road to war, 1929-39 -- Crimes against humanity, 1939-45 -- World War II, 1939-45 -- End of Empire, 1945-94 -- The Cold War, 1945-89 -- The Communist world, 1945-2001 -- The United States since 1945 -- Britain since 1945 -- Middle East vortex, 1948-2003 -- Globalization.
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ISBN:
9780304353873
Format :
Book