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An encyclopedia of world history ancient, medieval, and modern, chronologically arranged Compiled and edited by William L. Langer

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Author:
Langer, William L (William Leonard) 1896-1977  Search this
Physical description:
xxxix, 1569 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Outlines, syllabi, etc
Résumés, programmes, etc
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia
encyclopedias
Outlines and syllabi
Encyclopédies
Résumés et programmes
Date:
1972
Contents:
The prehistoric period. The Paleolithic period -- The Post-paleolithic period -- Ancient history. Early kingdoms of Asia and Africa -- Greece -- Rome, to 287 B.C. -- The Hellenistic world, To 30 B.C. -- Rome, The Republic, to 31 B.C. -- The Roman Empire, to 527 A.D. -- The empires of Asia -- The Middle Ages. The early Middle Ages -- The Age of the Crusades -- The later Middle Ages -- Africa during the Middle Ages -- Asia during the Middle Ages -- The great discovers -- The Early modern period. Europe and the Near East, 1500-1648 -- Science and learning, 1450-1700 -- Europe and the Near East, 1648-1812 -- Science and society, 1700-1800 -- Latin America, 1500-1803 -- North America, 1500-1788 -- Africa, 1517-1800 -- Asia, 1500-1800
The Modern Period. Science and society, 1800-1960 -- The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Period, 1789-1815 -- Western and Central Europe, 1815-1914 -- Northern and Eastern Europe, 1801-1915 -- The Balkans and the Near East, 1762-1916 -- International affairs, 1870-1914 -- North America -- Latin America -- Africa -- Asia -- The Pacific Area -- The First World War and the Inter-War Period, 1914-1939. The First World War -- Europe, 1914-1939 -- North America, 1914-1939 -- Latin America, 1914-1939 -- Africa, 1914-1939 -- Asia, 1914-1939 -- The Pacific Area, 1914-1939 -- International Affairs, 1919-1939
The Second World War and it's aftermath, 1919-1970. The Second World War -- The United Nations and General International Affairs -- Europe -- North America -- Latin America -- Africa -- The Arab world and Middle East -- Asia -- The Pacific Area -- Recent Period. The Exploration of Space -- Scientific and technological advances
Summary:
Provides a comprehensive reference to major historical developments since the Paleolithic period
Topic:
History  Search this
Chronology, Historical  Search this
History--Outlines, syllabi, etc  Search this
Histoire--Résumés, programmes, etc  Search this
Chronologie historique  Search this
Histoire  Search this
history (discipline)  Search this
chronicles  Search this
World history--Encyclopedias  Search this
Wereldgeschiedenis  Search this
Call number:
D21 .L27 1972X
D21.L27 1972X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_17889