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Eyewitness to History

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ISBN-10: 0380729687

ISBN-13: 9780380729685

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: John Carey

List price: $21.99
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Imagine. . . Witnessing the destruction of Pompeii. . . Accompanying Julius Caesar on his invasion of Britain. . . Flying with the crew of The Great Artiste en route to dropping the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. . . Civilization's most momentous events come vibrantly alive in this magnificent collection of over three hundred eyewitness accounts spanning twenty-four turbulent centuries -- remarkable recollections of battles, atrocities, disasters, coronations, assassinations and discoveries that shaped the course of history, all related in vivid detail by observers on the scene.
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

John Carey is Merton Professor of English at Oxford University. A distinguished critic, reviewer, & broadcaster, he is the author of several books, including "The Intellectuals & the Masses".