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Eyewitness to history

Eyewitness to history

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Published by National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Patricia Daniels
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD21.3 .E96 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580169M
ISBN 109781426206528
LC Control Number2010012991

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Flip to back Flip to front. Listen Playing Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more/5(12). Eyewitness to History, edited by Professor John Carey and first published incontains first-hand reports of events ranging from the death of Socrates to the first men on the moon.

They are short accounts, written in the language of the time, by someone 4/5. There are over three hundred eyewitness accounts in this book, ranging in time from BC to AD. The topics cover such events as the death of Socrates, the eruption of Vesuvius, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, Sherman’s march to the sea, the San Francisco earthquake, Pearl Harbor, the gas chambers at Auschwitz, and the horror of Nagasaki/5(55).

About the Author. Stephen W. Sears is one of the world's foremost military historians and a former editor of American Heritage. His books include Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and World War II: Desert War, and World War II: Carrier : New Word City, Inc.

These are just a few of the events described in Eyewitness to History. This book features first-hand accounts of major events by If time travel were to become possible, most people would choose to visit a significant moment in history so that they could witness the first powered flight, Julius Caesar’s assassination in ancient Rome, or the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb/5.

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The Roman legions surrounded the city and began to slowly squeeze the life out of the Jewish stronghold. By the y the attackers had breached Jerusalem's outer walls and began a systematic ransacking of the city.

The assault culminated in the burning and destruction of the Temple that served as the center of Judaism. Migrant Mother, The Bombing of Guernica, The Rape of Nanking, Dining with the King and Queen of England, Images Of War The Death of President Franklin Roosevelt, "Migrant Mother, ," EyeWitness to History, ().

The book is a mosaic of startling, unforgettable images [Carey] has created something rarer than history. He has made the past tangible, often terrifying. To read Eyewitness to History is to be assaulted with voices and images that will linger long after the accounts in formal histories Pages:   John Carey has assembled close to separate short pieces here.

Some are eyewitness accounts of important historical events, but more often they are pieces that give you the flavour of a time and place in a way no history text can possibly by:   Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

Eyewitness to History. by John Carey. Civilization's most momentous events come vibrantly alive in this magnificent collection of over three hundred eyewitness accounts spanning twenty-four turbulent.

Eyewitness to History book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers the greatest war of all time told as it is best told - /5. This unusual page anthology of eyewitness accounts invites readers to dine with Attila the Hun, gaze on daffodils with Dorothy Wordsworth, attend Gauguin's impromptu wedding to a Tonga girl and ro.

The Eyewitness to History book series by multiple authors includes books Martin Luther King Jr. in His Own Words, Helen Keller in Her Own Words, Abigail Adams in Her Own Words, and several more.

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This unique chronicle transports you into the past through the vivid and passionate accounts of people who witnessed and took part in these pivotal moments in by: 1. "The embalmers, when a corpse is brought to them, show the relatives wooden models of dead bodies, as accurate as a painting." "With you it rests, Callimachus." An Athenian army, out numbered by two to one, faces the invading Persians in one of history's most famous battles.

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Eyewitness to history. New York: Avon,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Carey; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

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