History's Great Untold Stories: Obscure Events of Lasting Importance
Allen & Unwin, 2006 - 367 pages
'History's Great Untold Stories' opens readers' eyes to important places, events and peoples that have been ignored, yet directly affected our history.
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... Europe , Australia , Japan , Korea , China , the Philippines , Russia , Africa , the Caribbean , the Middle East , Malaysia and remote Pacific islands .
In 1709 , Sweden was the premier military power of northern Europe . ... it was to destroy the Russians and continue Sweden's rise to European domination .
The coronation created a western empire to rival the eastern Byzantine Empire , and bolstered papal influence throughout Western Europe ; however , it ...
Subotai would become Genghis Khan's greatest orlok , or field marshal , and lead campaigns against the Chinese , the Muslims of Eastern Europe , the ...
But then , in the late autumn of 1221 , when no European army วร ว The Mongol attack on Liegnitz , in Poland 40 HISTORY'S GREAT UNTOLD STORIES.
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An interesting, well-written book that broadly delivers on its title. Sure, I'd heard all about the Armenian Genocide, the Cadaver Synod, Tasmania's Black War, the Taiping Rebellion and others, there ... Read full review
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