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  • Author:
    James Johonnot
  • ISBN:
    140653465X
  • ISBN13:
    978-1406534658
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  • Publisher:
    Dodo Press (June 15, 2007)
  • Pages:
    182 pages
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    World
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Compiled and arranged. lexington and bunker hill. Ten great events in history.

Compiled and arranged. Chapter I. Defense of freedom by greek valor. But the Persian archers held the victors in check until the flying soldiery were embarked, and the Greeks obtained possession of only seven vessels.

James Johonnot was not acting as a sober historian in Ten Great Events in History. James Jononnot wrote this book in 1887, long before our modern age of political correctness, when writers were freer to say what they really thought about other cultures. He was telling inspiring stories of deeds done by valiant people. The general theme of these stories is the defense of freedom against tyranny. Thus, there are the usual nineteenth century stereotypes in Ten Great Events. Orientals are indolent and subject to despotism. Spaniards are cruel and superstitious. Anglo-Saxons are brave and freedom loving.

Start by marking Ten Great Events in History as Want to Read . Published January 1st 2008 by Floating Press (first published 1887). I really like the events in history that James Johnonnot decided to be the 10 great events.

Start by marking Ten Great Events in History as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. 187752722X (ISBN13: 9781877527227). I wish I could read what he would think the Ten Great Events would be today.

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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. Sometimes tyranny has taken the form of the oppression of the many by the few in the same nation, and sometimes it has been the oppression of a weak nation by a stronger on.

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The complete text of Ten Great Events in History. Splendid churches were erected on the ruins of pagan temples, and every spot pointed out as the scene of the memorable events in the life of Christ and his apostles was marked by a chapel or house of prayer. Jerusalem and the Holy Land became the resort of numerous bodies of clergy, who resided in the churches and monasteries which the piety of the wealthy had founded for them.

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 . Books related to Ten Great Events in History. Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games).

Johnnot's Ten Great Events in History documents some of the momentous battles and activities in history, albeit from the perspective of Western civilization. Thus, Johonnot details such things as the Battle of Thermopylae, the Crusades, Christopher Columbus's voyage, and more. Seller Inventory APC9781499319705. More information about this seller Contact this seller 4. Stock Image. Published by Createspace (2014). ISBN 10: 1499319703 ISBN 13: 9781499319705.

"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. Sometimes tyranny has taken the form of the oppression of the many by the few in the same nation, and sometimes it has been the oppression of a weak nation by a stronger one."

Chilldweller
Keep in mind that this is a free Kindle version of a book from 1887. The views are of someone from quite a while back. Also no illustrations.

James Johonnot has picked 10 great events in history to discuss in 2,728 locations.

Greeks vs. Persians
Crusades
Swiss vs. Austrians
Scotland
Columbus
Netherlands vs. Spanish
Armada
Pilgrims
India - interesting that he considers that India was best ruled by England. Doubt the Indians thought so.
Lexington and Bunker Hill

If you have any interest in history, I would definitely say pick this up. There were four of these that I didn't know that much about, so a worthwhile read for me as a history buff.
Rrinel
It was an entertaining read but it should not be taken as an authoritative historical reference. The author colors every topic with his own views and opinions so you have to take it with a grain of salt. That being said, the prose are eloquent and the writing is entertaining. Also keep in mind that it was written in the early 1800's so some of the "Great Events" in Human History have taken place since this book was written. All in all it was a FUN read.
Swiang
The concept of ten pivotal events is a provocative and persuasive one. It seems to come down heavily on critical battles, as opposed to more subtle and less dramatic events, such as social movements, commercial practices, or major inventions. Nonetheless, it is generally an acceptable read. The prose, however, is frequently flowery, romantic, and reflective of the author's own passion; not as hard-headed as many prefer historical treatises to be. All-in-all. not bad, but not great. rck
Iell
Only "OK" if your hobby/interest is not history/world events. Not sure that a historian would have selected these as world changing events, nor would a person intimately familiar with the flow of history have treated these events in such a "flowery" nonspecific generalities. Good thought as to subject matter, but poorly executed. Wait for a library version to be available.
Qumenalu
A total waste of time. In addition to propagandistic commentary, there are absurd fantasies passed off as fact. Example: the Greek written language is derived from hieroglyphics. (Fact: it came from Phoenican and MIddle-Eastern writing.)
Even at zero cost, there's no point in getting a book like this. It's a 19th century book, but even in those days the facts were available.
Dandr
History is very much of interest to me as try to become more acquainted with pieces of history that I am not familiar. It seems as time passes, what I have learned in the past has become fuzzy. I like having references that I can restore sections of history that I should have remembered from my time in school. Thanks for making this section of history available.
Wanenai
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 in history.
A Delight to read. Johonnot wrote this book in 1880. His use of the English language is full of color and reflects the 19th century. He is a superb storyteller and uses ancient poems and chants to describe many of the events and he is not afraid to offer his own opinions on the matter.