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1840-1860 : the nineteenth century

Author: Jodie Zdrok-Ptasz
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2005.
Series: Events that changed the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers a wide range of human experience, including politics, battles, inventions, discoveries, major catastrophic disasters, artistic and literary achievements, and deaths of famous leaders.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jodie Zdrok-Ptasz
ISBN: 0737720336 9780737720334 0737720344 9780737720341
OCLC Number: 54529494
Description: 175 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreward --
Introduction --
First opium war ends: August 29, 1842 --
First telegraph message is sent: May 24, 1844 --
Irish potato famine: June 1845 --
Ether is demonstrated as a surgical anesthetic: October 16, 1846 --
Communist Manifesto is published: January 1848 --
Revolution sweeps Europe: February 22, 1848 --
U.S.-Mexican war ends: May 30, 1848 --
First U.S. woman's rights convention convenes: July 19-20, 1848 --
Great Exhibition of London: May 1-October 15, 1851 --
Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin is published: March 20, 1852 --
Commodore Perry "opens" Japan: July 14, 1853 --
Crimean War begins: March 28, 1854 --
Florence Nightingale serves in the Crimean War: November 1854 --
Darwin presents the theory of evolution: November 24, 1859 --
Chronology --
For further research --
Index.
Series Title: Events that changed the world.
Responsibility: Jodie L. Zdrok, book editor.

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Covers a wide range of human experience, including politics, battles, inventions, discoveries, major catastrophic disasters, artistic and literary achievements, and deaths of famous leaders.

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