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by Frank W. Thackeray,John E. Findling

  • Author: Frank W. Thackeray,John E. Findling
  • ISBN: 1598849018
  • ISBN13: 978-1598849011
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO; Annotated edition edition (May 31, 2012)
  • Pages: 1859
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Events That Formed the Modern World [5 volumes]: From the European Renaissance through the War on Terror ePub download

This five-volume set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world

This five-volume set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world. Each entry provides an introduction that lays out factual material in a chronological manner, an in-depth essay interpreting the event's significance, and an annotated bibliography of the most important current works on the topic. Select entries are followed by primary sources pertaining to the event under consideration, such as diary entries. Targeted to both general readers as well as entry-level.

Entries covering 62 major events that changed the world.

This comprehensive five-volume set contains readable essays that describe and interpret the most important global events since the European Renaissance, some accompanied by related document excerpts and primary source materials. Entries covering 62 major events that changed the world. Contributions from dozens of well-respected scholars from a variety of disciplines. An extensive timeline accompanies each volume.

Events That Formed the Modern World : From the European Renaissance Through the War on Terror. by Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling. This comprehensive five-volume set contains readable essays that describe and interpret the most important global events since the European Renaissance, some accompanied by related document excerpts and primary source materials.

Thackeray and Findling’s Events That Formed the Modern World stands alone among the world/global history encyclopedia landscape and represents a new type of encyclopedia that promotes critical thought and comprehensive understanding. While some readers may not be used to this work’s format and interpretive essays, there are plenty of traditional reference works on the shelves of libraries with basic entries that cover many themes in this set. This reference work is designed to promote broad historical understanding and achieves this goal in ways that are unmatched by most encyclopedias.

by Frank W Thackeray and John E. Findling

by Frank W Thackeray and John E. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012. The consequential and often lasting impact of major events over the past 500 years has helped to shape the modern world. A five volume thematic reference set, Events That Formed the Modern World provides readers with introductory and interpretative essays for all of the 62 events each with a bibliography and shorter entries detailing significant people or occurrences related to the major event. Each volume also contains a glossary of terms and a timeline.

This five-volume set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world

To understand and appreciate the current state of the world, we need to know history-ancient as well as modern. This five-volume set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Printed at the New Imperial Press. Santa Barbara, Calif. p. 104. ^ Koch, Ebba; Losty, JP. "The Riverside Mansions and Tombs of Agra: New Evidence from a Panoramic Scroll Recently Acquired by The British Library" (PDF). Findly 1993, p. 24. ^ Findly 1993, p. 32. Eminent Chinese of the Ch'ing period : (1644 - 1912) (Repr.

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This comprehensive five-volume set contains readable essays that describe and interpret the most important global events since the European Renaissance, some accompanied by related document excerpts and primary source materials.

• Entries covering 62 major events that changed the world

• Contributions from dozens of well-respected scholars from a variety of disciplines

• An extensive timeline accompanies each volume

• Appendices for subjects such as States Achieving Independence since 1945 and Ruling Houses and Dynasties

• An annotated bibliography of many recent works on each subject event

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