Eyewitness to History

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John Carey
Avon, 1990 - World history - 706 pages
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This fascinating collection includes nearly 400 firsthand accounts of events great and small, from the plague in Athens (330 B.C) to the fall of Marcos (1986). Editor Carey's standard for inclusion ... Read full review


The Greeks March to the Sea 401 bc
The Eruption of Vesuvius 24 August ad 79
The Murder of Thomas Becket

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John Carey is Merton Professor of English at Oxford University. A distinguished critic, reviewer, & broadcaster, he is the author of several books, including "The Intellectuals & the Masses".

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