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Lacks title/copyright page and first couple pages of table of contents. Circa late 1800s/early 1900s. 665 pp. Green boards. Includes black-and-white plates. CONTENTS: The Threshold of the Century; Napoleon Bonaparte: The Man of Destiny; Europe in the Grasp of the Iron Hand; The Decline and Fall of Napoleon's Empire; Nelson and Wellington, the Champions of England; From the Napoleonic Wars to 1830; Bolivar, the Liberator of Spanish America; Great Britain as a World Empire; The Great Reform Bill and the Corn Laws; Turkey, the Sick Man of Europe; The European Revolution of 1848; Louis Napoleon and the Second French Empire; Garibaldi and the Unification of Italy; Bismark and the New Empire of Germany; Gladstone, the Apostle of Liberalism in England; Ireland the Downtrodden; England and Her Indian Empire; Theirs, Gambetta, and the Rise of the New French Republic; Paul Kruger and South Africa; The Rise of Japan and the Decline of China; The Era of Colonies; How the United States Entered the Century; The Indian in the Nineteenth Century; The Development of the American Navy; America's Conflict with Spain; The Dominion of Canada; Livingstone, Stanley, Peary, Nansen and other Great Discoverers and Explorers; Robert Fulton, George Stephenson, and the Triumphs of Invention; The Evolution in Industry and the Revolt Against Capital; Charles Darwin and the Development of Science; Literature and Art in the Nineteenth Century; The American Church and the Spirit of Human Brotherhood; The End of the Century and Its Events; The Dawn of the Twentieth Century; Probabilities and Possibilities of the Twentieth Century.