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A Short History of the World
H.G. Wells
I. The World in Space
II. The World in Time
III. The Beginnings of Life
V. The Age of the Coal Swamps
VI. The Age of Reptiles
VII. The First Birds and the First Mammals
VIII. The Age of Mammals
IX. Monkeys, Apes and Sub−men
X. The Neanderthaler and the Rhodesian Man
XI. The First True Men
XII. Primitive Thought
XIII. The Beginnings of Cultivation
XIV. Primitive Neolithic Civilizations
XV. Sumeria, Early Egypt and Writing
XVI. Primitive Nomadic Peoples
XVII. The First Sea−going Peoples
XVIII. Egypt, Babylon and Assyria
XIX. The Primitive Aryans
XX. The Last Babylonian Empire and the Empire of Darius I
XXI. The Early History of the Jews
XXII. Priests and Prophets in Judea
XXIII. The Greeks
XXIV. The Wars of the Greeks and Persians
XXV. The Splendour of Greece
XXVI. The Empire of Alexander the Great
XXVII. The Museum and Library at Alexandria
XXVIII. The Life of Gautama Buddha
XXIX. King Asoka
XXX. Confucius and Lao Tse
XXXI. Rome Comes into History
XXXII. Rome and Carthage
XXXIII. The Growth of the Roman Empire
XXXIV. Between Rome and China
XXXV. The Common Man's Life under the Early Roman Empire
XXXVI. Religious Developments under the Roman Empire
XXXVII. The Teaching of Jesus
XXXVIII. The Development of Doctrinal Christianity
XXXIX. The Barbarians Break the Empire into East and West
XL. The Huns and the End of the Western Empire
XLI. The Byzantine and Sassanid Empires
XLII. The Dynasties of Suy and Tang in China
XLIII. Muhammad and Islam
XLIV. The Great Days of the Arabs
XLV. The Development of Latin Christendom
XLVI. The Crusades and the Age of Papal Dominion
XLVII. Recalcitrant Princes and the Great Schism
XLVIII. The Mongol Conquests
XLIX. The Intellectual Revival of the Europeans
L. The Reformation of the Latin Church
LI. The Emperor Charles V
LIII. The New Empires of the Europeans in Asia and Overseas
LIV. The American War of Independence
LV. The French Revolution and the Restoration of Monarchy in France
LVI. The Uneasy Peace in Europe That Followed the Fall of Napoleon
LVII. The Development of Material Knowledge
LVIII. The Industrial Revolution
LIX. The Development of Modern Political and Social Ideas
LX. The Expansion of the United States
LXI. The Rise of Germany to Predominance in Europe
LXII. The New Overseas Empires of Steamship and Railway
LXIII. European Aggression in Asia, and the Rise of Japan
LXIV. The British Empire in 1914
LXV. The Age of Armament in Europe, and the Great War of 1914−18
LXVI. The Revolution and Famine in Russia
LXVII. The Political and Social Reconstruction of the World
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Published by: Tamilselvan Vedhagiri on Aug 18, 2011
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