From Day to Day: A Calendar of Notable Birthdays and Events / Edition 2

From Day to Day: A Calendar of Notable Birthdays and Events / Edition 2

by David E. Johnson
     
 

In this useful and interesting reference the author traces the origins of our modern calendar back to the ancient Babylonians, through the numerous changes made by the Romans, and explains the purpose and logic of the modern Gregorian calendar. This volume also provides notable birthdays with short biographical information as well as important historical events for

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Overview

In this useful and interesting reference the author traces the origins of our modern calendar back to the ancient Babylonians, through the numerous changes made by the Romans, and explains the purpose and logic of the modern Gregorian calendar. This volume also provides notable birthdays with short biographical information as well as important historical events for each day. This second edition contains 2,000 more entries along with updated corrected biographical and historical information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810839441
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/07/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.15(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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