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When, Where, Why, and How It Happened

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When, Where, Why & How It Happened takes 100 highlights from our recorded past, shows you what it was like to be there when each happened, and how it affected the world.

Take a front row seat and watch the history of our world unfurl before you.

Hardcover, 448 pages
Published April 2nd 1996 by Reader's Digest (first published April 2nd 1993)
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Emma
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely love this book. It was always an interesting one on my grandads bookshelf, and when he passed away I was ucky enough to have it passed down to me to care for. It is very concise, easy to follow, explained simply, but extremely detailed too without feeling like you are overloading with information. It is one of the many books which helped me on the way to eventually study History at University. It's obviously not up to date now, but still, is a good read for the main facts regarding ...more
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Bimeksten şans eseri 10 tl'ye almıştım, şimdi ciltlisiniz 30'a kakalıyorlar. İçeriğe değinmeme gerek yok zaten...
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Not a big fan of history but this book is worth it. An interesting one.
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Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs was a British historian, best known for his studies on the Victorian era. In particular, his trilogy, Victorian People, Victorian Cities, and Victorian Things made a lasting mark on how historians view the nineteenth century. He was made a life peer in 1976.
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