Author: B B WoodwardWilliam L R Cates/Publisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 1993Language: EnglishPages: 1510ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185066574
The present voluminous work encompasses in its ambit the dates of events of the rise and fall of states, the changes in the fortunes of nations, alliances, wars, battles, sieges, treaties of peace, proclamations of independence, geographical discoveries, the settlement of colonies and their subsequent dynamics, scientific inventions and improvements thereupon in the various fields-social, mechanical, domestic and economic. It also throws adequate light on eminent personalities and leading incidents of their lives-their principal works of distinction and other information. The work covers the broadest possible landscape of the world and attempts in a most methodical manner to make available all the necessary information required to impart a comprehensive historical context in the mind of the reader. Nothing trivial or significant in the historical parlance has escaped inclusion and discussion in this encyclopaedic book. The present monumental work thus, serves the long-felt need of a vast range of scholars who were devoid of such a treasure-house as could authoritatively give a brief description of nearly of all the events, places and personalities or more in the world history.