The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (Google eBook)

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MacMillan, 1921 - World history - 1171 pages
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Review: The Outline of History, Vols. I and II

User Review  - Carlton R. - Goodreads

I read this book in my mid thirties as I recollect. It was on a discard pile in a second hand book store and I thought "what the hey it's in terrible shape but only a quarter." So I picked it up and ... Read full review

Review: The Outline of History, Vols. I and II

User Review  - Zach - Goodreads

A very solid outline, but, as the author laments quite frequently, just an outline without the space to cover much in-depth. Read full review

Contents

The Age of Mammals
37
The Ancestry of
46
Early Thought
77
81
81
Primitive philosophy
92
Complex origins of religion
100
The Races of Mankind 1 Is mankind still differentiating? 2 The main races of mankind 3 The Heliolithic culture of the Brunet peoples
106
The Languages of Mankind 1 No one primitive language
117
2 The Aryan languages
118
3 The Semitic languages
121
5 The UralAltaic languages
123
Other language groups
125
A possible primitive language group
127
Some isolated languages
129
The First Civilizations 1 Early cities and early nomads
131
2a The Sumerians
135
2b The empire of Sargon the First
137
2d The Assyrians and their empire
138
2e The Chaldean empire
140
The early history of Egypt
141
The early civilization of India
147
While the civilizations were growing
152
Sea Peoples and Trading Peoples 1 The earliest ships and sailors
155
Whiting
168
Gods and Stabs Pbiests and Kings
177
The Hebrew Scriptures and the Prophets
217
The Abtanspeakixg Peoples in Prehistoric Times
236
The Greeks and the Persians
252
ChapterXXIII The Career of Alexander the Great
310
Science and Religion at Alexandria
342
The Rise and Spread of Buddhism
354
The Two Western Republics
380
The science of thwarting the common man
424
The last years of republican politics
429
The era of the adventurer generals
435
The end of the republic
439
7 Why the Roman republic failed
440
The Cesars between the Sea and the Great Plains of the Old World 1 A short catalogue of emperors
451
111
452
2 Roman civilization at its zenith
458
Limitations of the Roman mind
467
The stir of the great plains
469
5 The Western true Roman Empire crumples up
480
6 The Eastern revived Hellenic Empire
487
The great age of China
550
8 Intellectual fetters of China
555
Muhammad and Islam 1 Arabia before Muhammad
567
Christendom and the Cbusades
605
How Constantinople appealed to Rome
635
The Crusades a test of Christianity
645
The Great Empire of Jengis Khan
666
The Renascence of Western Civilization
699
lie The intellectual undertow
705
Prixces Parliaments and Powers 1 Princes and foreign policy 7C 2 The Dutch republic 70
767
Russias ride tc the Pacific
808
What Gibbon thought of the world in 1780
811
The social truce draws to an end
818
The New Democratic Republics of America and France 1 Inconveniences of the Great Power system
826
Socialism
883
The Career of Napoleon Bonaparte 1 The Bonaparte family in Corsica
892
5 The Hundred Days
914
The map of Europe in 1815
916
The Realities and Imaginations of the Nineteenth Century 1 The mechanical revolution 022
922
Relation of the mechanical to the industrial revolution
931
3 The fermentation of ideas 1848
936
The development of the idea of Socialism
938
Shortcomings of Socialism as a scheme of human society
946
How Darwinism affected religious and political ideas
951
7 The idea of Nationalism
959
8 Europe between 1848 and 1878
977
The Indian precedent in Asia
987
The history of Japan
991
Close of the period of overseas expansion
996
13 The British Empire in 1914
997
The International Catastrophe of 1914
1000
The political economic and social disorganization caused by the Great War
1053
President Wilson and the problems of Versailles
1061
Summary of the first Covenant of the League of Nations
1072
A general outline of the treaties of 1919 and 1920
1076
A forecast of the next war
1081
The Next Stage of History 1 The possible unification of mens wills in political matters
1086
A Chronological Table from 800 b c to 1920
1102
Five Time Charts of the Worlds Affairs from 1000 b c to a d 1920
1122
Index
1127
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