Days That Changed the World [NOOK Book]

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Covering nearly 2500 years, from 28 September 480 BC to 11 September 2001, Days that Changed the World tells the stories of 50 days that truly made history.

Included amongst these momentous turning points are: the assassination of Julius Caesar, the Crucifixion, the First Crusade, Columbus making landfall in the Americas, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, Cook’s Endeavour departing Plymouth, the taking of the Bastille, the Battle of Waterloo, Einstein revealing his Theory of ...

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Overview

Covering nearly 2500 years, from 28 September 480 BC to 11 September 2001, Days that Changed the World tells the stories of 50 days that truly made history.

Included amongst these momentous turning points are: the assassination of Julius Caesar, the Crucifixion, the First Crusade, Columbus making landfall in the Americas, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, Cook’s Endeavour departing Plymouth, the taking of the Bastille, the Battle of Waterloo, Einstein revealing his Theory of Relativity, the first day on the Somme, Little Boy devastating Hiroshima, the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and September 11th.

Days that Changed the World explains the events of the day, their causes and consequences, providing both an insight into each era and an understanding of the wider themes of world history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849166553
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/27/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 233,819
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Hywel Williams is a renowned historian, newspaper columnist, political advisor and TV presenter. He is the author of the famous political exposé Guilty Men, Cassell's Chronology of World History, Britain's Power Elites and Emperor of the West.

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