The Handy History Answer BookBook - 1999
The past is filled with stories of personal struggles, hard-fought triumphs, interesting trivia, common myths and serious misconceptions. Now, with The Handy History Answer Book, you can step back in time and uncover the real truth behind the events that shaped the world leading up to the end of the 20th century. Caught up in "Millennium madness"? Take a break from the future with this fascinating guide. When was color television invented? Who was Montezuma? What was Bloody Sunday? When was the first alphabet created? What were the effects of the Industrial Revolution? Open the pages of this historical guide and get ready for an exciting journey. From the excavation of the Neanderthal Man to the creation of MTV, this easy-to-read question and answer book will change your attitude about history forever. Was the Chicago Fire really started by a cow? Learn about such notable figures as Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, Mary, Queen of Scots, Marie Antoinette, Thomas Edison, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Rosa Parks, to name just a few. Enjoy more than 50 photos and illustrations of famous historical moments and individuals.
Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink, c1999.
Branch Call Number: 909/HANDY
Characteristics: xxiii, 456 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.