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AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD HISTORY : Ancient, Medieval, and Modern, Chronologically Arranged : Revised Edition

by William L. Langer (Compiler & Editor)

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


Boston, MA: The Riverside Press Cambridge/Houghton Mifflin, 1948. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Gilt embossed black linen boards/NF w/light edge & surface wear. DJ/None. Vintage chronologically arranged encyclopedia of world history w/maps, First published 1940, compiled & edited by William L. Langer (1896 - 1977), Chair of Harvard's History Dept, while on leave during World War II to serve as head of the Research and Analysis Branch of the Office of Strategic Services. The 1st Edition concluded with 1939; this Revised Edition extends entries to July 31, 1946 ro include the 6 years of World War II, is edited by historian Dr. Geoffrey Bruun (1898 - 1988). 1270 pgs.in 6 parts; Part I, The Prehistoric Period; II, Ancient History; III, The Middle Ages; IV, The Early Modern Period; V, The 19th Century;; VI, Two World Wars & the Inter-War Period;, followed by appendices.. Revised Edition of 1948. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage/World History.

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