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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