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Author Werner, Stephen A., 1956- author.

Title The handy history answer book : from the Stone Age to the Digital Age / Stephen A. Werner.

Edition Fourth edition.
Publication Info. Detroit, MI : Visible Ink Press, [2021]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  904 WER    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  904 WER    AVAILABLE
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Description xii, 628 pages : illustrations, maps, facsimiles ; 25 cm.
Series Handy series
Handy answer book series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 601-606) and index.
Contents History basics -- The ancient Mediterranean to Middle Ages Europe -- Empires, kingdoms, dynasties, and nations -- The first Americans -- European colonies and the early United States -- The American Civil War -- America from the Civil War to World War I -- The world wars -- America after World War II -- The twenty-first century -- Russia and the Soviet Union -- Asian history and culture -- Philosophy -- Religion -- The law -- Economics and business -- Human rights issues -- Political and social movements -- Western art, photography, and architecture -- Music, dance, and theater -- Expressions of human culture -- Exploration -- Disasters -- Medicine and disease -- Science and invention.
Summary "The Handy History Answer Book provides abundant information about many of the most frightful events of the past 5,000 years, including wars, disasters, epidemics, and so on. But it also supplies a context for the time with a wealth of information on invention, philosophy, science, politics, culture, sports, business, law, media, and religion. Presented in a question-and-answer format, It surveys significant people, times, and events worldwide, with a special focus on U.S. history from its origins to the present."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject History -- Miscellanea.
Added Title From the Stone Age to the Digital Age
ISBN 9781578596805 (paperback)
1578596807 (paperback)
9781578597338 (hardcover)
1578597331 (hardcover)
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