The Historians' History of the World


The Historians' History of the World

"The Historians' History of the World", subtitled "A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as Recorded by over two thousand of the Great Writers of all Ages", is a 25-volume of world history originally published in near the beginning of the . It is quite extensive but its perspective is entirely . It was compiled by Henry Smith Williams, a medical doctor and author of many books on medicine, science, and history, as well as other authorities on history, and published in New York in 1904 by Encyclopædia Britannica, it was also published in London printed by Morrison & Gibb Limited, of Edinburgh.

Others involved were historian Walter Lynwood Fleming, and Rupert Hughes [http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/spec-coll/Bai/kemm.htm] as editor.

Digital reproductions of the volumes are available via the Google Books project (links below). Most have been converted to the DjVu file format and made available [http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=The%20Historians%20History%20Of%20The%20World] on archive.org.

List of Volumes

Volume I: Prolegomena, Egypt, Mesopotamia

[http://books.google.com/books?id=p3CHQLtmO54C Google Books link to Volume I]
The discuss various topics relating to the practice of historical study.

Volume II: Israel, India, Persia, Phoenicia, minor nations of Western Asia

[http://books.google.com/books?id=0c_fbw5RaCkC Google Books link to Volume II]

Volume III: Greece to the Peloponnesian war

[http://books.google.com/books?id=1JBqFWKSAxwC Google Books link to Volume III]

Volume IV: Greece to the Roman conquest

[http://books.google.com/books?id=X_6LGrreRsUC Google Books link to Volume IV]

Volume V: The Roman Republic

[http://books.google.com/books?id=Mp8FAAAAIAAJ Google Books link to Volume V]

Volume VI: The early Roman empire

[http://books.google.com/books?id=iSYQAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume VI]

Volume VII: The later Roman Empire

[http://books.google.com/books?id=RhwQAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume VII]

Volume VIII: Parthians, Sassanids, and Arabs, the Crusades and the Papacy

[http://books.google.com/books?id=zfQLAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume VIII]

Volume IX: Italy

[http://books.google.com/books?id=1FnCPtNZl-IC Google Books link to Volume IX]

Volume X: Spain and Portugal

[http://books.google.com/books?id=biEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume X]

Volume XI: France, 843-1715

[http://books.google.com/books?id=R5SVbBZ9dGQC Google Books link to Volume XI]

Volume XII: France, 1715-1815

[http://books.google.com/books?id=q9RJVy_Hly8C Google Books link to Volume XII]

Volume XIII: France, 1815-1904; Netherlands

[http://books.google.com/books?id=giMQAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XIII]

Volume XIV: The Netherlands (concluded), the Germanic empires

[http://books.google.com/books?id=fawFAAAAIAAJ Google Books link to Volume XIV]

Volume XV: Germanic empires (concluded)

[http://books.google.com/books?id=Zb-Jg3O2dDMC Google Books link to Volume XV]

Volume XVI: Scandinavia, Switzerland to 1715

[http://books.google.com/books?id=vVWMI05DzOUC Google Books link to Volume XVI]

Volume XVII: Switzerland (concluded), Russia and Poland

[http://books.google.com/books?id=oQoMAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XVII]

Volume XVIII: England to 1485

[http://books.google.com/books?id=fc521H2-004C Google Books link to Volume XVIII]

Volume XIX England, 1485-1642

[http://books.google.com/books?id=iphiWjDcEywC Google Books link to Volume XIX]

Volume XX: England, 1642-1791

[http://books.google.com/books?id=Lx0QAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XX]

Volume XXI: Scotland, Ireland, England since 1792

[http://books.google.com/books?id=oKMFAAAAIAAJ Google Books link to Volume XXI]

Volume XXII: The British colonies, the United States (early colonial period)

[http://books.google.com/books?id=1JlMOIAI97UC Google Books link to Volume XXII]

Volume XXIII: The United States (concluded), Spanish America

[http://books.google.com/books?id=mxAMAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XXIII]

Volume XXIV: Poland, the Balkans, Turkey, minor Eastern states, China, Japan

[http://books.google.com/books?id=FRAMAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XXIV]

Volume XXV: Index

[http://books.google.com/books?id=eyAQAAAAYAAJ Google Books link to Volume XXV]

External links

* [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1636478 Worldcat library entry]


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