The World's Greatest Books — Volume 12 — Modern History
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The World's Greatest Books — Volume 12 — Modern History

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  • THE WORLD'S
  • GREATEST
  • BOOKS
    • JOINT EDITORS
      • ARTHUR MEE
        • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
      • J.A. HAMMERTON
        • Editor of Harmsworth a Universal Encyclopaedia
      • Editor of Harmsworth a Universal Encyclopaedia
    • ARTHUR MEE
      • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • Editor and Founder of the Book of Knowledge
    • J.A. HAMMERTON
      • Editor of Harmsworth a Universal Encyclopaedia
    • Editor of Harmsworth a Universal Encyclopaedia
    • VOL. XII
    • MODERN HISTORY
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgment
  • SAMUEL ELIOT
    • History of the United States
  • WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT
    • History of the Conquest of Mexico
      • I. The Mexican Empire
      • II.--The Invasion of the Empire
      • III.--The Retreat from Mexico
      • IV.--The Siege and Capture of Mexico
    • I. The Mexican Empire
    • II.--The Invasion of the Empire
    • III.--The Retreat from Mexico
    • IV.--The Siege and Capture of Mexico
    • History of the Conquest of Peru
      • I.--The Realm of the Incas
      • II.--First Steps Towards Conquest
      • III.--Triumph of Pisarro; his Assassination
      • IV.--Later Fortunes of the Conquerors
    • I.--The Realm of the Incas
    • II.--First Steps Towards Conquest
    • III.--Triumph of Pisarro; his Assassination
    • IV.--Later Fortunes of the Conquerors
  • EDWARD HYDE
    • The History of the Rebellion
  • LORD MACAULAY
    • History of England
      • England in Earlier Times
      • The First Civil War
      • Subservience to France
      • Monmouth and his Fate
      • The Brutal Judge
      • Petition of the Seven Bishops and their Trial
      • The Prince of Orange
      • After the Great Revolution
      • The War in Ireland
      • The Battle of La Hogue
      • Creation of the Bank of England
      • The Treaty of Ryswick
    • England in Earlier Times
    • The First Civil War
    • Subservience to France
    • Monmouth and his Fate
    • The Brutal Judge
    • Petition of the Seven Bishops and their Trial
    • The Prince of Orange
    • After the Great Revolution
    • The War in Ireland
    • The Battle of La Hogue
    • Creation of the Bank of England
    • The Treaty of Ryswick
  • HENRY BUCKLE
    • History of Civilisation in England
      • I.---General Principles
      • II.---Civilisation in England
      • III.--Development of France
      • IV.---Reaction in Spain
      • V.--The Paradox of Scottish History
    • I.---General Principles
    • II.---Civilisation in England
    • III.--Development of France
    • IV.---Reaction in Spain
    • V.--The Paradox of Scottish History
  • WALTER BAGEHOT
    • The English Constitution
      • I.---The Cabinet
      • II.--The Monarchy
      • III.--The House of Lords and the House of Commons
      • IV.--Changes of Ministry
      • V.--Checks, Balances, and History
    • I.---The Cabinet
    • II.--The Monarchy
    • III.--The House of Lords and the House of Commons
    • IV.--Changes of Ministry
    • V.--Checks, Balances, and History
  • VOLTAIRE
    • The Age of Louis XIV
      • I.--France Under Mazarin
      • II.---The French Supremacy in Europe
      • III.---The Spanish Succession
      • IV.--The Court of the Grand Monarque
      • V.--How France Flourished Under Louis XIV.
      • VI.--Religion Under Louis XIV.
    • I.--France Under Mazarin
    • II.---The French Supremacy in Europe
    • III.---The Spanish Succession
    • IV.--The Court of the Grand Monarque
    • V.--How France Flourished Under Louis XIV.
    • VI.--Religion Under Louis XIV.
  • DE TOCQUEVILLE
    • The Old Régime
      • I.---The Last Days of Feudal Institutions
      • II.---A Shadow of Democracy
      • III.--The Ruin of the Nobility
      • IV.--Reform and Destruction Inevitable
    • I.---The Last Days of Feudal Institutions
    • II.---A Shadow of Democracy
    • III.--The Ruin of the Nobility
    • IV.--Reform and Destruction Inevitable
  • FRANÇOIS MIGNET
    • History of the French Revolution
      • I.--The Last Resort of the Throne
      • II.---"À la Bastille!"
      • III.--"Bread! Bread!"
      • IV.--Europe Declares War on the Revolution
      • V.---The Committee of Public Safety
    • I.--The Last Resort of the Throne
    • II.---"À la Bastille!"
    • III.--"Bread! Bread!"
    • IV.--Europe Declares War on the Revolution
    • V.---The Committee of Public Safety
  • THOMAS CARLYLE
    • History of the French Revolution
      • I.---The End of an Era
      • II.---The States-General
      • III.---Menads and Feast of Pikes
      • IV.--The End of Mirabeau
      • V.---Constitution Will Not March
      • VI.--Regicide
      • VII.--Reign of Terror
      • VIII.--Climax and Reaction
    • I.---The End of an Era
    • II.---The States-General
    • III.---Menads and Feast of Pikes
    • IV.--The End of Mirabeau
    • V.---Constitution Will Not March
    • VI.--Regicide
    • VII.--Reign of Terror
    • VIII.--Climax and Reaction
  • LAMARTINE
    • History of the Girondists
      • I.--The War-Seekers of the South
      • II.---the Fall of La Gironde
      • III.--The Judges at the Bar
      • IV.--The Banquet of Death
    • I.--The War-Seekers of the South
    • II.---the Fall of La Gironde
    • III.--The Judges at the Bar
    • IV.--The Banquet of Death
  • HIPPOLYTE ADOLPHE TAINE
    • The Modern Régime
      • I.--The Architect of Modern France
      • II.--The Body-Social of a Despot
      • III.--The New Taxation, Fiscal and Bodily
      • IV.--The Prefect Absolute
    • I.--The Architect of Modern France
    • II.--The Body-Social of a Despot
    • III.--The New Taxation, Fiscal and Bodily
    • IV.--The Prefect Absolute
  • THOMAS CARLYLE
    • Frederick the Great
      • I.--Forebears and Childhood
      • II.--The Crown Prince Leaves Kingship
      • III.--The Silesian Wars
      • IV.--The Seven Years' War Opens
      • V.--Frederick at Bay
      • VI.--Afternoon and Evening of Frederick's Life
    • I.--Forebears and Childhood
    • II.--The Crown Prince Leaves Kingship
    • III.--The Silesian Wars
    • IV.--The Seven Years' War Opens
    • V.--Frederick at Bay
    • VI.--Afternoon and Evening of Frederick's Life
  • GEORGE FINLAY
    • History of Greece
      • I.--Greece Under the Romans
      • II.--The Byzantine and Greek Empires
      • III.--Othoman and Venetian
      • IV.--The Greek Revolution
      • V.--The Greek Monarchy
    • I.--Greece Under the Romans
    • II.--The Byzantine and Greek Empires
    • III.--Othoman and Venetian
    • IV.--The Greek Revolution
    • V.--The Greek Monarchy
  • J.L. MOTLEY
    • The Rise of the Dutch Republic
      • I.--Woe to the Heretic
      • II.--The Netherlands Are, and Will Be, Free
      • III.--The Image-Breaking Campaign
      • IV.--Alva the Terrible
      • V.--The Union of the Provinces
      • VI.--The Assassination of William of Orange
    • I.--Woe to the Heretic
    • II.--The Netherlands Are, and Will Be, Free
    • III.--The Image-Breaking Campaign
    • IV.--Alva the Terrible
    • V.--The Union of the Provinces
    • VI.--The Assassination of William of Orange
    • History of the United Netherlands
      • I.--After the Death of William
      • II.--Leicester and the Armada
      • III.--Maurice of Nassau
      • IV.--Winning Through
    • I.--After the Death of William
    • II.--Leicester and the Armada
    • III.--Maurice of Nassau
    • IV.--Winning Through
  • MOUNTSTUART ELPHINSTONE
    • The History of India
      • I.--The Hindus
      • II.--The Mahometan Conquest
      • III.--Baber and Aber
      • IV.--The Mogul Empire
    • I.--The Hindus
    • II.--The Mahometan Conquest
    • III.--Baber and Aber
    • IV.--The Mogul Empire
  • VOLTAIRE
    • Russia Under Peter the Great
      • I.--All the Russias
      • II.--At the School of Europe
      • III.--War with Sweden
      • IV.--The Expansion of Russia
      • V.--Peter the Great
    • I.--All the Russias
    • II.--At the School of Europe
    • III.--War with Sweden
    • IV.--The Expansion of Russia
    • V.--Peter the Great
  • W.H. PRESCOTT
    • The Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella
      • I.--Castile and Aragon
      • II.--Overthrow of the Moorish Dominion
      • III.--The Italian Wars
      • IV.--After Isabella
    • I.--Castile and Aragon
    • II.--Overthrow of the Moorish Dominion
    • III.--The Italian Wars
    • IV.--After Isabella
  • VOLTAIRE
    • History of Charles XII
      • I.--The Meteor Blazes
      • II.--From Triumph to Disaster
      • III.--The Meteor Quenched
    • I.--The Meteor Blazes
    • II.--From Triumph to Disaster
    • III.--The Meteor Quenched
  • HENRY MILMAN, D.D.
    • History of Latin Christianity
      • I.--Development of the Church of Rome
      • II.--The Western Empire and Theocracy
      • III.--Triumph and Decline of the Papacy
      • IV.--Captivity, Seclusion, and Revival
    • I.--Development of the Church of Rome
    • II.--The Western Empire and Theocracy
    • III.--Triumph and Decline of the Papacy
    • IV.--Captivity, Seclusion, and Revival
  • LEOPOLD VON RANKE
    • History of the Popes
      • I.--The Papacy at the Reformation
      • II.--Sixteenth Century Popes
      • III.--The Counter Reformation: First Stage
      • IV.--The Counter Reformation: Second Stage
    • I.--The Papacy at the Reformation
    • II.--Sixteenth Century Popes
    • III.--The Counter Reformation: First Stage
    • IV.--The Counter Reformation: Second Stage
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