Ten Great Events in History

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These ten great events in history are each bids for freedom in one form or another. each is a fight and win against tyranny. the language of the book is easily read and understood, a pleasure to read.

the book reads somewhat like a novel, tho is all fact. i hope the author comes out with a second installment of a second set of ten great events /5(67). Ten Great Events in History by James Johonnot is not really a history book.

It is, rather a book of stories about historical events. This is not a criticism, but the distinction is a necessary one. A historian tries to determine what events actually occurred and when, how and why they happened/5().

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About. Ten Great Events in History Contents Defense of freedom by Greek valor -- Crusades and the crusaders -- Defense of freedom in alpine passes -- Bruce and Bannockburn -- Columbus and the New World -- Defense of freedom on Dutch dikes -- The invincible armada -- Freedom's voyage to America -- Plassey; and how an empire was won -- Lexington and Author: James Johonnot.

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His Ten Great Events in History () starts as follows: The great events in history are those where, upon special occasions, a man or a people have made a stand against tyranny, and have preserved or advanced freedom for the people. The Best History Books of All Time list contains a mixture of the most rewarding history books ever written.

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