The Resource The outline of history, : being a plain history of life and mankind

The outline of history, : being a plain history of life and mankind

Label
The outline of history, : being a plain history of life and mankind
Title
The outline of history,
Title remainder
being a plain history of life and mankind
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
TLM
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1866-1946
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Wells, H. G.
Index
no index present
LC call number
D21
LC item number
.W4 1949b
Literary form
non fiction
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  • World history
  • World history
Label
The outline of history, : being a plain history of life and mankind
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • V. 1. The world before man. The earth in space and time ; The record of the rocks ; Life and climate ; The age of reptiles ; The age of mammal -- The making of man. Apes and sub-men and men ; The Neanderthal men, an extinct race (the early Palaeolithic age) ; the later postglacial Palaeolithic men, the first true men (later Palaeolithic age) ; Neolithic man in Europe ; Early thought ; The races of mankind ; The languages of mankind -- The first civilizations. The early empires ; Sea peoples and trading peoples ; Writing ; Gods and stars, priests and kings ; Serfs, slaves, social classes, and free individuals -- Judea, Greece, and India. The Hebrew Scriptures and the prophets ; The Aryan-speaking peoples in prehistoric times ; The Greeks and the Persians ; Greek thought, literature and art ; The career of Alexander the Great ; Science and religion at Alexandria ; The rise and spread of Buddhism -- Rise and collapse of the Roman empire. The two western republics ; From Tiberius Gracchus to the god emperor in Rome ; The Caesars between the sea and the great plains -- Christianity and Islam. The rise of Christianity and the fall of the Western empire ; The history of Asia during the decay of the Western and Byzantine empires ; Muhammad and Islam ; Christendom and the crusades
  • V. 2. [Christendom and the crusades, cont.] -- The Mongol empires of the land ways and the new empires of the sea ways. The great empire of Jengis Khan and his successors (the age of the land ways) ; The renascence of Western civilization (land ways give place to sea ways) -- The age of the great powers. Princes, parliaments, and powers ; The new democratic republics of America and France ; The career of Napoleon Bonaparte ; The realities and imaginations of the nineteenth century ; The catastrophe of modern imperialism ; Twenty years of indecision and its outcome ; The Second World War
Edition
  • Rev. and brought up to the end of the 2nd world war
  • by Raymond Postgate. With maps and plans by J.F. Horrabin.
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)3867344
Label
The outline of history, : being a plain history of life and mankind
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • V. 1. The world before man. The earth in space and time ; The record of the rocks ; Life and climate ; The age of reptiles ; The age of mammal -- The making of man. Apes and sub-men and men ; The Neanderthal men, an extinct race (the early Palaeolithic age) ; the later postglacial Palaeolithic men, the first true men (later Palaeolithic age) ; Neolithic man in Europe ; Early thought ; The races of mankind ; The languages of mankind -- The first civilizations. The early empires ; Sea peoples and trading peoples ; Writing ; Gods and stars, priests and kings ; Serfs, slaves, social classes, and free individuals -- Judea, Greece, and India. The Hebrew Scriptures and the prophets ; The Aryan-speaking peoples in prehistoric times ; The Greeks and the Persians ; Greek thought, literature and art ; The career of Alexander the Great ; Science and religion at Alexandria ; The rise and spread of Buddhism -- Rise and collapse of the Roman empire. The two western republics ; From Tiberius Gracchus to the god emperor in Rome ; The Caesars between the sea and the great plains -- Christianity and Islam. The rise of Christianity and the fall of the Western empire ; The history of Asia during the decay of the Western and Byzantine empires ; Muhammad and Islam ; Christendom and the crusades
  • V. 2. [Christendom and the crusades, cont.] -- The Mongol empires of the land ways and the new empires of the sea ways. The great empire of Jengis Khan and his successors (the age of the land ways) ; The renascence of Western civilization (land ways give place to sea ways) -- The age of the great powers. Princes, parliaments, and powers ; The new democratic republics of America and France ; The career of Napoleon Bonaparte ; The realities and imaginations of the nineteenth century ; The catastrophe of modern imperialism ; Twenty years of indecision and its outcome ; The Second World War
Edition
  • Rev. and brought up to the end of the 2nd world war
  • by Raymond Postgate. With maps and plans by J.F. Horrabin.
Extent
2 volumes
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)3867344

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