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3 edition of A little history of the great world war, found in the catalog.

A little history of the great world war,

by Isaac Marshall Page

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Published by I. M. Page in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD525 .P23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23639350M
    LC Control Number18005115

    In 40 brief chapters, Gombrich relates the history of humankind from the Stone Age through World War II. In between are historic accounts of such topics as cave people and their inventions (including speech), ancient life along the Nile and in Mesopotamia and Greece, the growth of religion, the Dark Ages, the age of chivalry, the New World, and. World War I pitted Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire against Great Britain, the United States, France, Russia, Italy and Japan. New military technology resulted in unprecedented carnage.

    E. H. Gombrich's world history, an international best seller now available in English for the first time, is a text dominated not by dates and facts but by the sweep of experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity's achievements, and an acute witness to its frailties. The great books that define the Great War On the anniversary of the assassination that triggered WWI, Eileen Battersby selects the books, many written by veterans, that illuminate the conflict and.

    "[A] lively and involving history Superbly designed and freshly illustrated, this is a book to be savored and collected This is a text dominated not by dates and facts, but by the sweep of mankind’s experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity’s achievements and an acute witness to its frailties. E. H. Gombrich's Little History of the World, though written in , has become one of the treasures of historical writing since its first publication in English in The Yale edition alone has now sold over half a million copies, and the book is available worldwide in almost thirty s:


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This is exactly what it says it is a LITTLE history of the size of the book alone should be an indicator of that. As a historian, a history teacher and a homeschool mom, I love this book when paired with more in depth material/5(). A little history of the world/Ernst Gombrich. ISBN 0–––4 (cl.: alk.

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It was written in in Vienna, Austria, when Gombrich was 26 years old. He was rewriting it for English readers when he died inat 92, in London.

Gombrich insisted that only he translate the book into English. A Little History of the World Educators’ Guide 1 The Yale University Press Educators’ Guide to. Gombrich‘s. A Little History of the World. This guide is written to aid 7. through th. grade teachers and home school educators teach E.

Gombrich’s best-selling book. A Little History of the World. A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich is a history book for young readers. First published in in Austria and later translated into English, it is a brief summary of human achievements from the Stone Age to the First World War.

Well-received by critics, it was nominated for the Schlegel-Tieck Prize. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Vast, Henri, Little history of the great war.

New York, H. Holt, (OCoLC) Material Type. A Little History of the World presents his lively and involving history to English-language readers for the first time.

Superbly designed and freshly illustrated, this is a book to be savoured and collected. In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of. Published inwhen he was in his early thirties, Graves’ famously candid autobiography includes a harrowing account of his experiences with trench warfare in Author: Molly Schoemann-Mccann.

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A Little History of the World is also fairly European-centric. This isn't a huge failing, but it would have been nice for there to be more Asian and African history as well.

(This is a failing of many more modern books as well.) All in all, this is a really great introduction to world history for children/5(). The Great War is an alternate history trilogy novel by Harry Turtledove, which follows How Few Remain.

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Gombrich, an unemployed year old historian in Vienna, faced in. A Little History of the World "If you weren't a Christian, a Jew or a close relative of the emperor, life in the Roman empire could be peaceful and pleasant." Thus opens the chapter in this book on the Roman Empire.

And this is typical of the tongue-in-cheek humor and friendly writing style of this very appealing world history presentation.

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