Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
by George J Cole
Publisher: Smashwords 2012
Number of pages: 125
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Hendrik van Loon - Boni and Liveright
This book, for history buffs and the historically challenged alike, covers human history from prehistoric times, when our earliest ancestors were learning to communicate with grunts, right through to the issues of the latter 20th century.
by H. G. Wells - MacMillan
A history of the world, starting with the origins of the Earth. Wells explains the development of the Earth and life on Earth, until reaching primitive thought and the development of humankind. The book ends with the outcome of the First World War.
by Walter C. Langer - National Archives of the US
What did they know about Adolph Hitler when they were planning D-day? This is a psychological profile produced in 1943 by the O.S.S. (forerunner to the C.I.A.) used to help the Allied commanders understand the Nazi leader.
by William Hickling Prescott - eBooks@Adelaide
This volume is a vivid chronicle of Spanish exploits in the New World. The book's commanding vision of Pizarro's tumultuous overthrow of the Inca empire has secured its reputation as a classic in the literature of Latin American history.