Modern History


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Modern History

 

the term in historiography for the period of world history immediately following the Middle Ages and preceding contemporary history. In Marxist historiography, modern history is considered to be the period from the English Civil War (17th century) to the Great October Socialist Revolution of 1917 in Russia.

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Besides, this idea of Jonah's weathering the Cape of Good Hope at so early a day would wrest the honor of the discovery of that great headland from Bartholomew Diaz, its reputed discoverer, and so make modern history a liar.
To this I answer that whosoever in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may haply strike out his teeth.
In that Brazilian business two of the most famous men of modern history acted flat against their characters.
What fact more conspicuous in modern history than the creation of the gentleman?
de P-- -'s death was no longer an actuality, but the enterprising correspondent was proud of having ferreted out some unofficial information about that fact of modern history.
Transnational France: The Modern History of a Universal Nation
Specifically dealing with Syria's modern history, from the First World War to the current conflict, including the rise of the so-called Islamic State, McHugo has tapped a rich vein of instability, which has hardly allowed the nation to draw breath.
They are fighting the most dangerous terrorist band our modern history ever witnessed.
Prof Chinn's involvement with the university dates back to October, 1990, when he was appointed to the roles of junior lecturer in Modern History and community historian in the Department of Modern History.
German historian Daniel Morat answers both questions in the affirmative with his recent edited collection, Sounds of Modern History.
The books' topics include the Iraqi invasion, Kuwait's maps, poetry, literature, ancient and modern history and Kuwait's international relations.
A study published in the summer found European dictators and the Tudors are still among the most popular topics for sixthformers, as schools continue to favour modern history over the medieval and early modern periods.