Switzerland (Google eBook)

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G. Putnam's sons, 1890 - Switzerland - 430 pages
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Page 430 - THE HANSA TOWNS. Helen Zimmern. EARLY BRITAIN. Prof. Alfred J. Church. THE BARBARY CORSAIRS. Stanley Lane-Poole. RUSSIA. WR Morfill. THE JEWS UNDER ROME. W. D. Morrison. SCOTLAND. John Mackintosh. SWITZERLAND. R. Stead and Mrs. A. Hug. PORTUGAL. H.
Page 429 - PUTNAM'S SONS, PUBLISHERS, LONDON The Story of the Nations. IN the story form the current of each National life is distinctly indicated, and its picturesque and noteworthy periods and episodes are presented for the reader in their philosophical relation to each other as well as to universal history. It is the plan of the writers of the different volumes to enter into the real life of the peoples, and to bring them before the reader as they actually lived, labored, and struggled — as they studied...
Page 430 - THE MOORS IN SPAIN. Stanley Lane-Poole. THE NORMANS. Sarah Orne Jewett. PERSIA. SGW Benjamin. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. Geo. Rawlinson. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. JP Mahaffy. ASSYRIA. ZA Ragozin. THE GOTHS. Henry Bradley. IRELAND. Hon. Emily Lawless. TURKEY. Stanley LanePoole. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA Ragozin.
Page 429 - In the story form the current of each national life is distinctly indicated, and its picturesque and noteworthy periods and episodes are presented for the reader in their philosophical relation to each other as well as to universal history. It is the plan of the writers of the different volumes to enter into the real life of the peoples, and to bring them before the reader as they actually lived, labored, and struggled—as they studied and wrote, and as they amused themselves.
Page 430 - GREECE. Prof. JAS. A. HARRISON. ROME. ARTHUR OILMAN. THE JEWS. Prof. JAMES K. HOSMER. CHALDEA. ZA RAGOZIN. GERMANY. S. BARING-GOULD. NORWAY. HJALMAR H. BOYESEN. SPAIN. Rev. EE and SUSAN HALE. HUNGARY. Prof. A. VAMBERY. CARTHAGE. Prof. ALFRED J. CHURCH. THE SARACENS. ARTHUR GILMAN. THE MOORS IN SPAIN. STANLEY LANE-POOLB.
Page 429 - MESSRS. GP PUTNAM'S SONS take pleasure in announcing that they have in course of publication, in co-operation with Mr. T. Fisher Unwin, of London, a series of historical studies, intended to present in a graphic manner the stories of the different nations that have attained prominence in history. In the story form the current of each national life is distinctly indicated, and its picturesque and noteworthy periods and episodes...
Page 430 - The subjects of the different volumes will be planned to cover connecting and, as far as possible, consecutive epochs or periods, so that the set when completed will present in a comprehensive narrative the chief events in the great STORY OF THE NATIONS ; but it will, of course not always prove practicable to issue the several volumes in their chronological order. The " Stories " are printed in good readable type, and in handsome I2mo form.
Page 170 - Shouting to his comrades in arms, 'I will cut a road for you; take care of my wife and children!' he dashed on the enemy, and, catching hold of as many spears as his arms could encompass, he bore them to the ground with the whole weight of his body. His comrades rushed over his corpse, burst through the gap made in the Austrian* ranks, and began a fierce hand-to-hand encounter.
Page 429 - Story of the Nations A Series of Historical Studies intended to present in graphic narratives the stories of the different nations that have attained prominence in history. In the story form the current of each national life is distinctly indicated, and its picturesque and noteworthy periods and episodes are presented for the reader in their philosophical relations to each other as well as to universal history.
Page 430 - JEWETT. PERSIA. SGW BENJAMIN. ANCIENT EGYPT. Prof. GEO. RAWLINSON. ALEXANDER'S EMPIRE. Prof. JP MAHAFFY. ASSYRIA. ZA RAGOZIN. THE GOTHS. HENRY BRADLEY. IRELAND. Hon. EMILY LAWLESS. TURKEY. STANLEY LANE-POOLE. MEDIA, BABYLON, AND PERSIA. ZA RAGOZIN.

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