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Synopsis

A COMPREHENSIVE AND READABLE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S HISTORY, EMPHASIZING THE MORE IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND PRESENTING THESE AS COMPLETE NARRATIVES IN THE MASTER-WORDS OF THE MOST EMINENT HISTORIANS NON-SECTARIAN NON-PARTISAN NON-SECTIONAL ON THE PLAN EVOLVED FROM A CONSENSUS OF OPINIONS GATHERED FROM THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE, INCLUDING BRIEF INTRODUCTIONS BY SPECIALISTS TO CONNECT AND EXPLAIN THE CELEBRATED NARRATIVES, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, WITH THOROUGH INDICES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, CHRONOLOGIES, AND COURSES OF READING

CONTENTS
AN OUTLINE NARRATIVE OF THE GREAT EVENTS, Charles F. Horne
(1844) THE INVENTION OF THE TELEGRAPH, Alonzo B. Cornell
(1846) REPEAL OF THE ENGLISH CORN LAWS, Justin McCarthy
(1846) THE DISCOVERY OF NEPTUNE, Sir Oliver Lodge
(1846) THE ACQUISITION OF CALIFORNIA, Henry B. Dawson
(1847) THE FALL OF ABD-EL-KADER, Edgar Sanderson
(1847) THE MEXICAN WAR, John Bonner
(1847) FAMINE IN IRELAND, Sir Charles Gavan Duffy
(1848) MIGRATIONS OF THE MORMONS, Thomas L. Kane
(1848) THE REFORMS OF PIUS IX; HIS FLIGHT FROM ROME, Francis Bowen
(1848) THE REVOLUTION OF FEBRUARY IN FRANCE, François P.G. Guizot and Mme. Guizot de Witt
(1848) REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS IN GERMAN, C. Edmund Maurice
(1848) THE REVOLT IN HUNGARY, Arminius Vembery
(1848) THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN CALIFORNIA, John S. Hittell
(1849) THE RISE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN REPUBLIC, Jessie White Mario
(1849) LIVINGSTONE'S AFRICAN DISCOVERIES, David Livingstone and Thomas Hughes
(1851) THE COUP D'ETAT OF LOUIS NAPOLEON, Alexis de Tocqueville
(1851) THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN AUSTRALIA, Edward Jenks
(1854) THE RISE OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, Abraham Lincoln
(1854) THE OPENING OF JAPAN, Matthew C. Perry
(1855) THE CAPTURE OF SEBASTOPOL, Sir Edward B. Hamley and Sir Evelyn Wood
(1857) THE INDIAN MUTINY, J. Talboys Wheeler
(1859) THE BATTLES OF MAGENTA and SOLFERINO, Pietro Orsi
(1859) DARWIN PUBLISHES HIS ORIGIN OF SPECIES, Charles Robert Darwin
(1860) THE KINGDOM OF ITALY ESTABLISHED, Giuseppe Garibaldi and John Webb Probyn
(1861) THE EMANCIPATION OF RUSSIAN SERFS, Andrew D. White and Nikolai Turgenieff
(1844-1861) UNIVERSAL CHRONOLOGY, Daniel Edwin Wheeler

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