An Outline History of the World – H. A. Davies (1931)


An Outline History of the World – H. A. Davies (1931)


Title: An Outline History of the World

Author: H. A. Davies

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1931.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Slight wear to cover, front hinge cracked but binding overall tight. Text clean. With black-and-white plates and tables. 560pp. App. 7″ by 5″.

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PART 1: The Ancient World

  1. Early Man
  2. Egypt
  3. Babylonia & Assyria
  4. The Medes & Persians
  5. China
  6. India
  7. The Phoenicians
  8. Europe
  9. The Greeks
  10. Alexander the Great
  11. Buddha & Confucius
  12. Rome
  13. What Civilization owes to the Jews

PART 2: Middle Ages – the Present Day

  1. Europe after the fall of Rome
  2. The Rise and Spread of the Mohammedan Power
  3. Charles the Great
  4. The Medieval Church
  5. Towns during the Middle Ages
  6. Nationality during the Middle Ages
  7. The Mongols and the Turks
  8. The Beginning of Modern Times
  9. Grand Monarchy in the 17th and 18th Centuries
  10. American and French Revolutions
  11. Napoleon Buonaparte
  12. The Industrial Revolution
  13. The Triumph of Nationality
  14. Modern Imperialism
  15. Russia and the Near East
  16. The U.S.A
  17. Civilization in the 20th century