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Bring History to Live
This CD-ROM contains six essential reference resources on one disc. This one-stop comprehensive history source features a compiled detailed chronology of world events, people, ideas and trends that have shaped the world. Contains a chronology of 11,000 events from 10,000 BC, over 1200 thematic chronologies, including women's rights, the French Revolution and US civil rights. More than 600 illustrations, 10,000 entries, quotations, tables and feature articles. Invaluable for students and general users. Includes the following hightly recognized reference sources:
The Hutchinson Compact Chronology of World History
Lists significant events from the dawn of civilization to the present day.
The Hutchinson Dictionary of World History
The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas
The Dictionary of World History and Dictionary of Ideas bring you the story behind our world, together with the thoughts, philosophies, concepts, beliefs, and theories that have created the human identity. Maps, chronologies, and feature articles highlight key points.
The Helicon Book of Days
J M Roberts' Shorter History of the World
A masterly account of human history.
Bing History to Life:
This CD-ROM also contains an interactive Quiz, and a wide range of quotations that capture the essence of past times and an insight into historical personalities.
The books can be searched individually or together in any combination. You can also search directly from your word processor, or other Windows applications, simply by clicking on your chosen word and on the History Library hot key.
Requirements: 486 (or better) processor, 8 Mbytes RAM, 8 Mbytes hard disk space, double-speed (or better) CD-ROM, SVGA graphics with 256 colours, Windows 3.1, Windows NT, or Windows 95.
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