The Historians' History of the World, subtitled A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as Recorded by over two thousand of the Great Writers of all Ages, is a 25-volume encyclopedia of world history originally published in English near the beginning of the 20th century. It is quite extensive but its perspective is entirely Eurocentric. It was compiled by Henry Smith Williams, a medical doctor and author of many books on medicine, science, and history, as well as other authorities on history, and published in New York in 1904 by Encyclopædia Britannica, it was also published in London printed by Morrison & Gibb Limited, of Edinburgh. World History is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 1980s. ...
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- 1 List of Volumes
- 1.1 Volume I: Prolegomena, Egypt, Mesopotamia
- 1.2 Volume II: Israel, India, Persia, Phoenicia, minor nations of Western Asia
- 1.3 Volume III: Greece to the Peloponnesian war
- 1.4 Volume IV: Greece to the Roman conquest
- 1.5 Volume V: The Roman Republic
- 1.6 Volume VI: The early Roman empire
- 1.7 Volume VII: The later Roman Empire
- 1.8 Volume VIII: Parthians, Sassanids, and Arabs, the Crusades and the Papacy
- 1.9 Volume IX: Italy
- 1.10 Volume X: Spain and Portugal
- 1.11 Volume XI: France, 843-1715
- 1.12 Volume XII: France, 1715-1815
- 1.13 Volume XIII: France, 1815-1904; Netherlands
- 1.14 Volume XIV: The Netherlands (concluded), the Germanic empires
- 1.15 Volume XV: Germanic empires (concluded)
- 1.16 Volume XVI: Scandinavia, Switzerland to 1715
- 1.17 Volume XVII: Switzerland (concluded), Russia and Poland
- 1.18 Volume XVIII: England to 1485
- 1.19 Volume XIX England, 1485-1642
- 1.20 Volume XX: England, 1642-1791
- 1.21 Volume XXI: Scotland, Ireland, England since 1792
- 1.22 Volume XXII: The British colonies, the United States (early colonial period)
- 1.23 Volume XXIII: The United States (concluded), Spanish America
- 1.24 Volume XXIV: Poland, the Balkans, Turkey, minor Eastern states, China, Japan
- 1.25 Volume XXV: Index
- 2 External links
List of Volumes
Volume I: Prolegomena, Egypt, Mesopotamia
Google Books link to Volume I
Illustration of an Assyrian infantry spearman from Volume I.
The prolegomena discuss various topics relating to the practice of historical study.
Volume II: Israel, India, Persia, Phoenicia, minor nations of Western Asia
Royal palace in the Kingdom of Israel from Volume II.
Volume III: Greece to the Peloponnesian war
Ancient Greek dancer from Volume III.
Row of Hoplites
- headpiece ornament for Chapter XV: The First Foreign Invasion
Warfare in Hellenic Greece centered mainly around heavy infantrymen called hoplites. ...
Volume IV: Greece to the Roman conquest
sitting in a tree and playing pipes
- tailpiece ornament for Chapter LV: The Conquest of India
This article is about the Greek mythological creature. ...
This article does not cite any references or sources. ...
Volume V: The Roman Republic
Portrait of Mark Antony
- headpiece ornament for Chapter XXVII: The Last Days of the Republic
Bust of Mark Antony Marcus Antonius (Latin: MÂ·ANTONIVSÂ·MÂ·FÂ·MÂ·N) ( January 14 83 BC â August 1, 30 BC), known in English as Mark Antony, was a Roman politician and general. ...
Volume VI: The early Roman empire
Google Books link to Volume VI
Bust of Nero Claudius Drusus, in the MusÃ©e du Cinquantinaire, Brussels Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus, born Decimus Claudius Drusus and variously called Drusus, Drusus I, Drusus Claudius Nero, or Drusus the Elder (14 January 38 - 9 BC) was the youngest son of Livia, wife of Augustus, and her first...
For other persons named Tiberius, see Tiberius (disambiguation). ...
For other persons named Claudius, see Claudius (disambiguation). ...
Volume VII: The later Roman Empire
"Early coats of mail" Illustration from Volume VII.
Volume VIII: Parthians, Sassanids, and Arabs, the Crusades and the Papacy
scene; an Arab family and a camel at an oasis - headpiece ornament for Introductory Essay: The Scope and Influence of Arabic History
This article is about arid terrain. ...
Volume IX: Italy
Amerigo Vespucci (AmÃ©rico Vespucio in Spanish) (March 8, 1454 - February 22, 1512) was an Italian merchant, explorer and cartographer. ...
Volume X: Spain and Portugal
Illustration of a medieval Spanish Christian flagellant
from Volume X.
William Hickling Prescott (May 4, 1796 - January 29, 1859) was a historian. ...
Flagellants, from a fifteenth century woodcut Flagellants are practitioners of an extreme form of mortification of their own flesh by whipping it with various instruments. ...
Statue of El Cid in Burgos. ...
Volume XI: France, 843-1715
Philip I (23 May 1053 â 29 July 1108) was King of France from 1060 to his death. ...
Volume XII: France, 1715-1815
Volume XIII: France, 1815-1904; Netherlands
Volume XIV: The Netherlands (concluded), the Germanic empires
Google Books link to Volume XIV
Volume XV: Germanic empires (concluded)
Volume XVI: Scandinavia, Switzerland to 1715
Volume XVII: Switzerland (concluded), Russia and Poland
Volume XVIII: England to 1485
Volume XIX England, 1485-1642
Volume XX: England, 1642-1791
Volume XXI: Scotland, Ireland, England since 1792
Volume XXII: The British colonies, the United States (early colonial period)
Volume XXIII: The United States (concluded), Spanish America
Volume XXIV: Poland, the Balkans, Turkey, minor Eastern states, China, Japan
Volume XXV: Index
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