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Events that formed the modern world : from the European Renaissance through the War on Terror

Author: Frank W Thackeray; John E Findling
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2012.
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This set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world. Each entry provides an introduction that lays out factual material in a chronological manner, an in-depth essay interpreting the event's significance, and an annotated bibliography of the most important current works on the topic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Events that formed the modern world.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2012
(DLC) 2012008325
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank W Thackeray; John E Findling
ISBN: 9781598849028 1598849026
OCLC Number: 828682002
Description: 1 online resource (5 volumes) : illustrations
Contents: V. 1. From the European Renaissance through the sixteenth century --
v. 2. The seventeenth century --
v. 3. The eighteenth century --
v. 4. The nineteenth century --
v. 5. From 1900 through the War on Terror.
Responsibility: Frank W. Thackeray and John E. Findling, editors.

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This comprehensive five-volume set contains readable essays that describe and interpret the most important global events since the European Renaissance, some accompanied by related document excerpts  Read more...

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"This set takes an interesting approach to investigating such a broad and wide-ranging topic. This is clearly a credible and practical reference tool." - Booklist Online

 
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