The People's Chronology: A Year-by-year Record of Human Events from Prehistory to the Present

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H. Holt, 1994 - Chronology, Historical - 1251 pages
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Now in paperback and updated through 1993, the ever-popular People's Chronology presents more than 35,000 entries that chronicle the major historical events in 30 categories of human endeavor--from art to communications to literature to music to religion to science and more. Enormous fun to read.--The Washington Post.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

The author presents over 30,000 discrete events in the human record, in chronological entries across the centuries from "Pre-history" to "Antiquity" and then by the century starting from the 7th ... Read full review

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User Review  - edella - LibraryThing

This chronological desk reference for social and political history covers prehistory through 1991. The concise, although chatty, entries are arranged by category (identified by a symbol in the left ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

James Trager has examined world history in The People's Chronology, culinary history in The Food Chronology, and women's history in The Women's Chronology. He is also the author of two histories of New York City, West of Fifth and Park Avenue: Street of Dreams. He has lived in Manhattan for more than fifty years.

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