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An introduction to world history : man's great adventure

Author: Edwin William Pahlow
Publisher: Boston : Ginn, ©1940.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : RevView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin William Pahlow
OCLC Number: 11255160
Notes: Cover title: Man's great adventure.
Illustrated lining-paper.
Description: x, 737, xxxvii pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A few observations on history and its relation to you --
What happened in the Near East, chiefly from the building of the great pyramid to the Battle of Marathon (about 3000 B.C.-about 500 B.C.) --
What happened in the millennium of Greece from about the time of Homer to the time of Jesus (about 1000 B.C.-about 1 A.D.) --
What happened in the Roman millennium from the expulsion of the kings to the "fall" of the Roman Empire (about 500 B.C.-about 500 A.D.) --
The medieval millennium (about 500-about 1500 A.D.), in which we get close to family history and see our ancestors make many new starts --
The modern half millennium (first party --
the French Revolution) --
a period of rapid, world-wide changes, not always peaceful ones --
The modern half millennium in which science and democracy travel fast and far, though latterly they are not quite sure where they are going.
Other Titles: Man's great adventure
Responsibility: by Edwin W. Pahlow ; six full-color illustrations by Fortunino Matania.

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