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.
Was it not the most portentous symbol of modern history? Think what the word "Paris" means to the emancipated intellect, to the political government, to the humanised morals, of the world; not to speak of the romance of its literature, the tradition of its manners, and the immortal fame of its women.
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. He had got hold of Haldin's name, and had picked up the story of the midnight arrest in the street.
We can see his indelible marks throughout the modern history of Azerbaijan, including in economy, in foreign policy, in science and in culture," First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva wrote on her official Instagram account.
Edhi had re-written modern history of selfless social services.
The Senate vote set a new record for the longest vote in modern history as it took around 10 hours.
The ten hottest summers in modern history have been reported since 1998, reported NOVA TV.
IT REMAINS a pivotal point in Wales' modern history - the miners' strike that started in the face of brutal industry cuts.
Association for Modern History Sarajevo organized the third History Fest which opened in Sarajevo last night and will be held in several more BiH cities.