Encyclopedia of World History

The Encyclopedia of World History is a classic single volume work detailing world history. The first through fifth editions were edited by William L. Langer.

The Sixth Edition was—by the time of its publication—a much needed updating overseen by Peter N. Stearns, and was made available online.

Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians have combined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect this comprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span the millennia from prehistoric times to the year 2000. — Bartleby.com

Famous quotes containing the words world and/or history:

    A steady patriot of the world alone,
    The friend of every country but his own.
    George Canning (1770–1827)

    English history is all about men liking their fathers, and American history is all about men hating their fathers and trying to burn down everything they ever did.
    Malcolm Bradbury (b. 1932)