History in Quotations :: M. J. Cohen & John Major

History in Quotations :: M. J. Cohen & John Major soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Cassell, 2004, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: 2-column text;

From the cover: History in Quotations is an exciting and original work of historical reference. From the Iraq of ancient Babylon to the Iraq war of 2003 taking in the histories of Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia in a grand global sweep it uses the innovative medium of some 9000 chronologically arranged quotations to tell the story of more than 5000 years of recorded history.

Carefully chosen for the light they shed on the key events, ideas, issues and personalities of world history, the quotations are richly eclectic in scope. Alongside quotations from political documents such as Magna Carta and the US Constitution, and extracts from speeches as diverse as Elizabeth Is address to her troops at Tilbury a…

Introduction by: Simon Schama

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Very small nick to the top corner of the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight.

Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXVIII] 1008 pages. Index. 9¼” x 7″.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my History catalogue?

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