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The mental floss history of the world : an irreverent romp through civilization's best bits

Author: Erik Sass; Steve Wiegand; Will Pearson; Mangesh Hattikudur
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Sass; Steve Wiegand; Will Pearson; Mangesh Hattikudur
ISBN: 9780061842672 0061842672
OCLC Number: 310399300
Notes: Includes index.
Previously published as hardcover ed., New York : Collins, 2008.
Description: x, 420 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Africa and After (60,000 BCE-1500 BCE) --
Chaos and Control (1500 BCE-500 BCE) --
Athens, Alexander, and All That (500 BCE-0 BCE) --
There's No Place Like Rome (Except China, Persia, India, Mexico, and Peru) (1 CE-500 CE) --
The Not-Really-That-Dark (Unless You Lived in Europe) AGES (500-1000) --
The Fair-To-Middlin' Ages (Even If You Lived in Europe) (1000-1300) --
Renaissance, Anyone? (And How About Genocide and Slavery?) (1300-1575) --
War and Slavery (And, Uh, Enlightenment) (1575-1750) --
The Age of Liberation, Fragmentation, Stagnation, and Plain Ol' Nations (1750-1900) --
The Empires Strike Out (1900-1930) --
To The Brink of The Abyss (1931-1962) --
One World (1963-2007) --
This just in: If You Thought the Last Depression Was Great --
Appendix: Oh Yea, Canada.
Other Titles: Mental floss (Durham, N.C.)
Responsibility: Erik Sass and Steve Wiegand with Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur.

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