Great Stories from History for Every Day of the Year Compact ed
365 by W. B. Marsh
Book DescriptionWhether it is major political events like the USA's annexation of Texas (1 March) or incredible discoveries like that of Tutankhamun's tomb (26 November), every event in history happened - of course - on one of 365 days. Pore through history day-by-day with 365 and become engrossed in this lovingly constructed wealth of historical anecdotes. 365: Your Date with History is a fantastically browsable historical encyclopaedia, mapping the highs and lows of human existence day-by-day throughout the year. Each day is accompanied by historical facts and sometimes brief, often more lengthy, stories from a dizzying array of subjects. Written accessibly and with plenty of personality, 365 will be a have-around-the-house favourite for years.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840466751
(198mm x 129mm x 44mm)
Imprint: Icon Books Ltd
Publisher: Icon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author W. B. Marsh
Tales of War, Paperback (January 2011)
A collection of stories of history's great battles and the men and women who fought in them, from the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans through the bloody twentieth century. From Julius Caesar's victory over Pompey in 48 BC to the first V2 rockets falling on London, it takes you on a tour of the many faces of armed conflict.
366, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by W. B. Marsh
Suitable for a history junkie, this work covers topics such as: the first-ever tanks going into combat on the Somme, Pushkin's death in a duel, Nietzsche's dramatic breakdown in Turin, and Jesse Owens humiliating the Nazis at the Olympic Games.
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Author Biography - W. B. Marsh
W.B. Marsh was born in New York, and now lives in London. On his birthday - 26 October - the legendary 'Gunfight at the OK Corral' took place at Tombstone, Arizona, in 1881. Bruce Carrick has worked in book publishing for many years in New York and London. On his birthday in 1897 Marcel Proust had a duel with fellow writer Jean Lorrain.
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