Handy Answer: The Handy History Answer Book

Editor/Author Hudson Jr., David L.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859372-9
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 159
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A concise guide to all things historical, this feast of facts and compelling stories recounts the revolutionary ideas, acts, and inventions that have changed the world from the Stone Age through the 21st century.

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Table of Contents

  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PHOTO CREDITS
  • ERAS AND THEIR HIGHLIGHTS
  • The Classical Age: 2000 B.C.E to 500 C.E.
  • The Middle Ages: 500 to 1350
  • The Renaissance: 1350 to 1600
  • The Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution: 1600s to 1700s
  • The Industrial Revolution: 1700s to 1800s
  • The Twentieth Century
  • Early Twenty-first Century
  • RELIGION
  • EXPLORATION AND SETTLEMENT
  • West Meets East
  • Discovery of the New World
  • Circumnavigation of the Globe
  • Colonial America
  • The Early Republic of the United States
  • American Immigration
  • Exploration in the Twentieth Century
  • Space: The Final Frontier
  • WAR AND CONFLICT
  • The Peloponnesian War
  • Pan-Hellenism
  • The Roman Conquest
  • The Sacking of Rome
  • Attila the Hun
  • The Middle Ages
  • Renaissance and the Enlightenment
  • Colonialism
  • American Revolution
  • French Revolution
  • War of 1812
  • Greek War of Independence
  • Texas War of Independence
  • Mexican War
  • Crimean War
  • War of Reform
  • American Civil War
  • Indian Wars
  • Boer Wars
  • Spanish-American War
  • Mexican Revolution
  • Wars in Asia
  • Russian Revolution
  • World War I
  • The Era between the World Wars
  • Sino-Japanese War
  • Spanish Civil War
  • World War II
  • The War in Europe
  • The War in the Pacific
  • World War II Ends
  • Cold War
  • Wars in Southeast Asia
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • The Middle East
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Grenada
  • Persian Gulf War
  • War in the Baltics
  • Kosovo
  • Chechnya
  • Ireland
  • Africa
  • Terrorism
  • 9/11
  • The War on Terror
  • GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
  • Empires, Royalty, and Dynasties
  • The Roman Republic
  • The Roman Empire
  • The Byzantine Empire
  • China
  • Europe
  • Great Britain
  • The Birth of Modern Government: Britain
  • American Democracy
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The American Party System
  • Reconstruction
  • The American Presidency
  • Absolutism
  • The Postwar Era
  • India
  • The Middle East
  • The Soviet Bloc
  • Other Regions
  • The Post 9/11 Era in the United States
  • LAW
  • International Law
  • U.S. Law and Justice
  • Famous U.S. Trials
  • ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
  • Money
  • Trade and Commerce
  • Natural Resources
  • Industrial Revolution
  • Modern Industry
  • U.S. Economic Legislation
  • U.S. Economy Today
  • POLITICAL AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
  • The Antislavery Movement
  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • Temperance
  • Women's Rights
  • The Birth Control Movement
  • Populism, Progressivism, and the Labor Movement
  • Counterculture, Consumerism, and the Environment
  • DISASTERS
  • Fires
  • Accidents and Technological Failures
  • Industrial Accidents
  • MEDICINE AND DISEASE
  • The Development of Modern Medicine and Surgery
  • Epidemics
  • Behaviorism, Psychology, and Mental Health
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophy and Government
  • SCIENCE AND INVENTION
  • Natural History
  • Invention
  • Transportation
  • Communications
  • CULTURE AND RECREATION
  • Written Language
  • Education
  • Folktales
  • Literature
  • Fine Art
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Theater
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Movies
  • Radio and Television
  • Games
  • SPORTS