TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY: THE HISTORY OF MANKIND


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1. IN THE MORNING OF THE TIMES
THE FIRST TIMES
MAN APPEARS UPON THE EARTH
NATURE BECOMES THE SERVANT TO MAN
THE CIVILISATION OF ANCIENT EGYPT
WHY THE MIGHT OF ANCIENT EGYPT DECAYED
THE ANCIENT EMPIRES OF THE NEAR EAST
THE SUMERIAN EMPIRE GIVES PLACE TO BABYLON
WHAT THE BABYLONIANS BELIEVED
OUR DEBT TO THE STAR-GAZERS OF BABYLON
THE ASSYRIANS: THE "APACHES" OF ANTIQUITY
L.S.D. AND A.B.C.
THE ENLIGHTENED RULE AND RELIGION OF THE PERSIANS
THE PEOPLE OF PALESTINE
ANCIENT EMPIRES OF THE NEAR EAST 39 THE HEBREW PROPHETS OF A GOD OF JUSTICE
CRETE: THE CLEARING-HOUSE OF EGYPTIAN CULTURE
THE ISLES OF GREECE
THE SEAFARERS OF THE CITY-STATES
THE POLITICAL EXPERIENCES GAINED BY THE GREEKS
STATESMEN AND REFORMERS IN ANCIENT ATHENS
ATHENS AND SPARTA A CONTRAST IN CULTURE
HOW ATHENS SAVED THE CIVILISATION OF THE WEST
"EYE OF GREECE AND MOTHER OF ARTS"
HOW STATESMEN MANAGED TO HIDE THEIR MISTAKES
COMMERCIAL JEALOUSY CAUSES A WAR
LIGHT-HEARTED WORSHIP OF MANY GODS
THE IDEAL OF INTELLECTUAL BEAUTY
SOCRATES IN SEARCH OF FOUNDATIONS FOR VIRTUE
ATTEMPTS TO MAKE CERTAIN OF IMMORTALITY
ARISTOTLE MASTER OF THOSE WHO KNOW "
THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT OF THE GREEKS
THE QUALITY SOPHOCLES AND SHAKESPEARE SHARED
THE UNCENSORED SATIRE OF ARISTOPHANES
THE MAJESTIC BEAUTY OF GREEK ART
FREEDOM : THE LEGACY OF GREECE
CULTURE IN THE WAKE OF GREEK CONQUEST
COSMOPOLITANISM AND THE CULT OF THE KING GOD
THE CIVILISATIONS OF ASIA
GREAT RELIGIOUS TEACHERS OF THE ORIENT
THE CIVILISATIONS OF ASIA
CHINA CONFUCIUS AND THE GREAT WALL
WHEN ROME WAS RULED BY WEALTH ALONE
"A BODY OF KINGS": THE SENATE
RIVALS BEAT IN VAIN AT THE DOORS OF ROME
THE MEN WHO MADE ROME
BATTLE FORMATION OF THE ROMAN LEGIONARIES
THE "MACHINE-GUN FIRE" OF THE ROMAN LEGIONS
HOW A WEAK NAVY CONQUERED THE SEAS
A CHANCE THE EMPIRE-BUILDERS MISSED
THE MINDS AND HOMES OF ROME ENRICHED
THE FIRST POLITICAL MURDER IN ROME
THE CITY INVITES HER SOLDIERS TO RULE
THE IMPERIAL LINE OF CAESARS
THE IDES OF MARCH ! "AMBITION'S DEBT IS PAID"
THE GOLDEN YEARS RETURN
HOW AUGUSTUS ORGANISED THE EMPIRE
A GLORIOUS POET SINGS A MIGHTY RULER'S FAME
THE LEGACY A KING FORGOT TO LEAVE
ROME MAKES A UNITED STATES OF EUROPE
AN AGE OF PEACE AND PLENTY UNEQUALLED
THE COMING OF CHRISTIANITY
THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH BECOMES PROSPEROUS
WHEN BRITAIN WAS INVADED BY GERMAN TRIBES
BOOKS ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ANTIQUITY
2. THE GREATNESS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
"DARK AGES" THAT WERE EPOCHS OF ACHIEVEMENT
THE MIRACLE OF THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE
BATTLES FOUGHT TO GAIN A MOSLEM PARADISE
DISSENSION IN THE CHRISTIAN CAMP
RELIGION AND CULTURE FOLLOW THE SWORD
THE STRUGGLE FOR MASTERY IN EASTERN EUROPE
THE COMING OF THE VIKINGS
THE DIM BEGINNINGS OF GENEVA'S PROBLEMS
A PICTURE OF EUROPE IN THE ELEVENTH CENTURY
THE EVER-SHIFTING BOUNDARIES ON THE EUROPEAN MAP
KING AND VASSAL: THE FEUDAL SYSTEM
WHEN CULTIVATORS WERE SERFS
THE "LITTLE ENGLANDERS " OF 1044 AND AFTER
THE WANING OF THE FEUDAL SYSTEM
THE CLAIM OF SCOTTISH LIBERTY
PAPACY AND THE EMPIRE
A GIANT ARISES TO DEFEND THE CHURCH
THE REAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CRUSADES
EUROPE AFTER THE CRUSADES
A GERMANY DIVIDED AGAINST ITSELF
THE EMPIRE THAT WAS ONLY A DREAM
STORM OVER CENTRAL ASIA: JENGIZ KHAN
EASTERN HORDES AT THE GATES OF THE WEST
A CENTURY OF UNCEASING WAR
TWO SPIRITS THAT CLASHED TILL 1914; ENGLAND AND FRANCE
WHEN PEACE AT HOME MEANT WAR ABROAD
TROUBLED TIMES IN CENTRAL ANO EASTERN EUROPE
THE GREAT SCHISM AND THE GENERAL COUNCILS
EXPLOSIVE FORCES THAT UNDERMINED CHURCH AUTHORITY
A STOCK MORE DANGEROUS AS ALLY THAN ENEMY
THE WORLD NO LONGER A VAST MYSTERY
THE SPIRIT OF THE MIDDLE AGES
A CREED THAT CAPTURED THE IMAGINATION
THE IDEAL OF CHIVALRY
HOW THE MED1/EVAL TRADER OBEYED THE CHURCH
THE IDEAL OF CHIVALRY
THE CORPORATE SPIRIT OF THE MIDDLE AGES
SOME BOOKS ABOUT THE MIDDLE AGES
3. MODERN HISTORY: 1485-1914
THE AGE OF PERILOUS DISCOVERY
IN SEARCH OF WEALTH: THE LANDS OF SPICE AND GOLD
THE DARK ATLANTIC
A THREE YEARS' JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
SCHOLARS SAIL UNCHARTED SEAS
HOW THE RENAISSANCE LED TO THE REFORMATION
TOO MANY POPES WEAKEN "THE FAITH "
LUTHER GROPING IN SEARCH OF THE TRUTH
ENGLAND DEFIES THE POPE
ROME RALLIES HER FORCES: THE STRUGGLE FOR SOULS
TRYING TO DIVIDE POWER BETWEEN THE NATIONS
FLANDERS SCARRED WITH THE WARS OF SEVEN CENTURIES
"NOT PEACE, BUT A SWORD"
RELIGION AS A MASK FOR HATE AND GREED
SHAKESPEARE: MOUTHPIECE OF A TUMULTUOUS AGE
ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN WHO KNEW THE BETTER PART OF VALOUR
THE ROUTING OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
MONARCHIES AND PEOPLES
THE GREATEST STATESMEN OF THE AGE MAKE FRANCE SUPREME
THE MIDSUMMER OF MONARCHY
STRUGGLES THAT WERE STEPPING-STONES TO DEMOCRACY
GRUMBLING TAXPAYERS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
"GOOD KING CHARLES'S GOLDEN DAYS"
THE AGE OF REASON, BEAUTY, AND TASTE
THE BARGAIN BETWEEN CITIZEN AND RULER
THREE YOUNG CLERICS WHOSE ENTHUSIASM SHOCKED THE CHURCH
THE AUTUMN OF MONARCHY
ENLIGHTENED DESPOTS TAKE REFORM IN HAND
THE HARDEST WORKER AMONG MODERN KINGS
THE TSARS WHO BROUGHT CIVILISATION TO RUSSIA
THE BOON DENIED TO HAPLESS POLAND
THE RACE FOR EMPIRE
A "NEW FRANCE" ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
A " LAND OF SICKNESS AND SORROW "
THE LION'S SHARE FALLS TO BRITAIN
THE CLERK WHO LED AN ARMY TO VICTORY
AMERICA BEGINS TO SLIP AWAY FROM BRITAIN
THE LAST DAYS OF A BRITISH AMERICA
ENGLAND ATTACKED ON EVERY SIDE
COLONIES LIKE FRUIT THAT RIPENS FOR THE FALL
THE THIRTEEN STATES CARVE OUT THEIR DESTINIES
GOVERNMENT-MAKERS WHO MISTOOK THEIR PATTERN
REVOLUTION IN PEACE AND WAR
THE AGE OF IRON AND STEAM
SECURITY THAT MADE BRITAIN THE WORKSHOP OF THE WORLD
INVENTIONS TRANSFORMING THE FACE OF BRITAIN
THE GROWTH OF THE TOWNS EXPOSES WRETCHED LIVING CONDITIONS
RUMBLINGS OF REVOLUTION IN FRANCE
THE MEN WHO MADE THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
ROBESPIERRE: EVIL GENIUS OF THE TERROR
WHAT THE WORLD THOUGHT OF THE REVOLUTION
THE CONTROVERSY ROUND THE CHARACTER OF NAPOLEON
THE SPLENDOURS AND MISERIES OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
THE DESTROYERS OF MONARCHY ELECT A KING
HORRORS THAT MARRED THE NAVY'S GLORY
WAS NAPOLEON UNLUCKY AT WATERLOO?
RESTORATION OR RECONSTRUCTION?
AN EARLY ATTEMPT TO KEEP THE PEACE
THE FLAG AND THE VOTE
SOMETHING FOR WHICH A PEOPLE WILL DIE
CLASHES BETWEEN THE RULERS AND THE RULED
DISCORD IN THE CONCERT OF EUROPE
THE EARLY STRUGGLES OF BOURGEOIS LIBERALISM
THE TREATY THAT BROUGHT BELGIUM INTO BEING
PIONEERS OF SOCIALISM
1848: THE YEAR OF REVOLUTIONS
THE HABSBURGS LEARN TO "DIVIDE AND RULE "
FREEDOM SLOWLY BROADENS DOWN
THE UGLY SIDE OF PROGRESS
THE ENGLISH TRADER SELLS TO THE WORLD
NEW DESIRES GUIDE THE TREND OF POLITICS
MAKING A PLATFORM FOR THE PEOPLE
SOCIAL REFORM PROCEEDS APACE
BRITAIN'S INTERESTS OVERSEAS
MODERNISM FINDING A HOME IN ASIA
A NEW LIFE FOR THE ENGLISHMAN IN INDIA
A BACKWARD PEOPLE SUPREME IN CULTURE AND ART
AUSTRALASIA: FROM BUSHRANGER TO TEST MATCH DAYS
DUTCH AND ENGLISH CLASH IN AFRICA
THE MISTAKE ENGLAND MADE ABOUT IRELAND
STRUGGLES FOR NATIONAL UNITY
AN UNPRACTICAL LEADER WHO OVERTHREW KINGDOMS
THE POPE RETIRES FROM POLITICS
FRANCE UNDER NAPOLEON III.
BISMARCK: A MASTER OF FINESSE
ONE EMPIRE ENDS AND ANOTHER BEGINS
A COMMUNIST INTERREGNUM
HOW ENGLAND KEPT TURKEY'S EMPIRE ALIVE
1878-A LANDMARK IN THE EASTERN QUESTION
PROGRESS IMPEDED BY IGNORANCE AND SAVAGERY
AMERICA: THE FEUD BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH BEGINS
TARIFF AND SLAVERY ADD FUEL TO THE FLAME
THE TERRIBLE COST OF THE FOUR YEARS' WAR
ECHOES IN ENGLAND OF THE AMERICAN FEUD
ROMANCE REVIVED IN LIFE AND LETTERS
A THEORY THAT CAN BE HARNESSED TO MANY IDEALS
HOW THE SEEDS OF FASCISM WERE SOWN
PARLIAMENT MENACED BY IRISH UPHEAVAL
EXPLORATIONS IN THE FIELDS OF KNOWLEDGE
THE LITTLE RENAISSANCE OF ENGLISH EDUCATION