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By P. V. N. MYERS
Recently Professor of History and Political Economy
in the University of Cincinnati
This book is accepted and recommended by all the leading colleges and universities in the United States as the best brief course in general history. The style is interesting, historical perspective is accurately shown, facts are well arranged, the book is adequately illustrated and generously supplied with maps and other aids.
Myers' Ancient History (Revised Edition)
A COMPREHENSIVE revision of the most widely used text-book on the subject. In it will be embodied all the essential suggestions and recommendations contained in the Report of the Committee of Seven of the American Historical Association, and it will meet fully the entrance requirements of the best colleges. (Ready this spring.)
The Middle Ages The Modern Age
In these two new books, which are largely based on the author's “ Outlines of Mediæval and Modern History,” the general perspective of the original ork has not been essentially modified; but the emphasis in places has been shifted, the narrative of events brought down to the present time, and new material inserted. The series of maps has been augmented by the addition of new and valuable charts, and each chapter has been supplemented by lists of books for reference and collateral reading.
Rome, Its Rise and Fall
In this edition of his “Rome: Its Rise and Fall,” Professor Myers has supplemented his own remarkable range of knowledge in the historical field by the special attainments of the most advanced modern investigators of the periods covered by the present book. He has been particularly fortunate in securing the coöperation of several of the most distinguished American and European scholars. From the point of view of modern scholarship, few books in the field of history are so well prepared as Myers' “ Rome" to invite the closest scrutiny of educators.
History of Greece
This is generally recognized as the most scholarly and most practical school history of Greece. The book is well illustrated, contains many colored maps, and has bibliographies at the close of each chapter. It is interesting in style and emphasizes the permanent elements of Greek history.
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HISTORY OF WESTERN EUROPE
By JAMES HARVEY ROBINSON
714 PAGES. WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS.
The excellence of Robinson's “ History of Western Europe" has been attested by the immediate and widespread adoption of the book in many of the best schools and colleges of the country. It is an epoch-making text-book on the subject, in that it solves in an entirely
satisfactory manner the problem of proportion.
GEORGE L. BURR, Professor of Ancient
and Mediæval History, Cornell Uni
versity Well conceived,
It seems to me well conscholarly
ceived, scholarly, and ex
ceptionally well written. I am especially delighted, too, with the fresh, graphic, and suggestive maps, with the wellchosen and well-executed pictures, and with the exceedingly attractive typographical
dress of the volume. W. G. BEACH, Associate Professor of
Economics and History, State Agricul.
tural College, Pullman, Washington Simplicity,
I have no hesitation in definiteness, and
recommending Robinson's interest
Western Europe in the
highest terms, as the best book of its kind yet published. The pronounced change in selection and arrangement of material, as compared with other books of the same class, is a vast improvement. What is lost in inevitable omission is far more than compensated for by the gain in simplicity, definiteness, and interest. The careful avoidance of the encyclopedic form so often followed is a great advantage, and results in a really useful text for teaching purposes. CHARLES A. HAZEN, Professor of His.
tory, Smith College, Northampton,
Mass. Readable and
Professor Robinson has interesting from
written an admirable textbeginning to end interesting from beginning
book. It is readable and to end. It is scholarly and stimulating. To have treated so large a subject with so much freshness, clearness,
fairness, and sense of proportion is to have achieved an unusual success. The illustrations and maps are numerous, unhackneyed, and illuminating. JAMES SULLIVAN, Chairman of the De
partment of History, High School of
Commerce, New York City. An epoch-making
There is no doubt that
Western Europe is epoch-making work in the treatment of European history. There is no other history in the same compass to which we can turn to-day for such an admirable, scholarly, and at the same time simple presentation of such topics as Feudalism, the Mediæval Church, the Protestant Revolt, and the eve of the French Revolution. Were the pupil to leave his historical studies with a
clear idea of each of these subjects, - and this book certainly gives the opportunity for its attainment, - the teacher of history would not have taught in vain. S. C. MITCHELL, Professor of History,
Richmond College, Richmond, Va. A fresh,
It is a fresh, interesting, interesting, and
and helpful treatment of
the Middle Ages, a book helpful treatment
that will be welcomed by all teachers of that subject. I have read it with chained attention. Its suggestive biographical material, its illustrations and well-balanced interpretations, its hints of the derivation of important terms in present usage, and its excellent maps and pictures make it a most attractive text-book. I like the author's wish to see things whole, to get at the good in such matters as mediæval papacy and monasticism, and to look at all tendencies from the inside. H. G. PLUM, Professor of European His.
tory, University of lowa Greatest charm is in my judgment, a most
Robinson's History is, its sympathetic
valuable addition to the spirit
teaching facilities for the period which it covers. Professor Robinson has been most successful in keeping out unessentials, and also the hitherto considered "important events," which have obscured the main course of the development of civilization in our textbooks. To my mind, however, the greatest charm which the book possesses is the perfectly sympathetic spirit with which the author has undertaken each topic of the entire period. H. P. GALLINGER, lastructor in History,
Amherst College Contains much
It is an admirable piece
of work. I know of no that the student needs most to
equally brief outline of the know
Middle Ages which con
tains so much of what the student needs most to know. The last four chapters, descriptive of the Church, of society, and of culture during the mediæval period, are especially interesting and valuable. W. E. HUNTINGTON, Professor of His.
tory, Boston University Just discrimi
It is written in a clear nation used
and attractive style, and
there seems to be a just discrimination used as to the things which should be emphasized in such a work.
As an elementary book for students of high-school grade it is admirable.
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