Excerpt from History for Boys: Or Annals of the Nations of Modern EuropeThe expediency of directing the attention of boys to historical knowledge will hardly be questioned by any one capable of forming an opinion on such a subject- and the object ofMoreExcerpt from History for Boys: Or Annals of the Nations of Modern EuropeThe expediency of directing the attention of boys to historical knowledge will hardly be questioned by any one capable of forming an opinion on such a subject- and the object of the following pages is to exhibit, in a manner attractive to juvenile readers, the most interesting and important events in the history of modern Europe.
While the most striking and illustrative incidents in the annals of each country have been carefully selected for narration, every circumstance essential to be known in regard to the rise and progress of the different European States has been mentioned, if not fully related- and as narrating events which must necessarily excite interest from their magnitude and importance, from the light which they throw on tho period when they occurred, and from the effects which they have produced on succeeding ages, this volume will be found to contain a brief, but useful compendium of modern history.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.
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