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Thackeray, Frank W.

Overview
Works: 32 works in 173 publications in 1 language and 21,405 library holdings
Genres: History  Bio-bibliography  Biography  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: D445, 973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank W Thackeray
Events that changed the world in the twentieth century( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describe y evalúa el impacto global de diez de los acontecimientos más importantes del siglo veinte
Events that changed America in the twentieth century( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unprecedented changes mark the American experience in the twentieth century - global and "contained" wars, great technological innovations, and enormous social changes. To help students better understand the major developments in this tumultuous century and our future direction as a nation, it is imperative to reflect on the century's seminal events and their lasting impact. Designed for students, this unique resource offers detailed descriptions and expert analysis of the most important twentieth century events in America. Each of the events is discussed in a separate chapter. The book's unique format features an introductory essay that presents the facts, followed by an interpretive essay that places the event in a broader context and promotes student analysis. With its emphasis on factual details and interpretative analysis, a photograph and an annotated bibliography for each event, a glossary of names, events, and terms of the period, and a twentieth century timeline of important events, Events That Changed America in the Twentieth Century is perfect for high school, community college, and undergraduate library patrons
Events that changed the world in the nineteenth century( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describe y evalúa el impacto global de diez de los eventos más importantes del siglo XIX
Events that changed America in the nineteenth century( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers descriptions and analyses of ten of the most important events in nineteenth-century America, including the Louisiana Purchase, abolition, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution; and includes a photograph and annotated bibliography for each event, a glossary of terms, and a timeline
Events that changed the world in the eighteenth century( Book )

14 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and evaluates the global impact of ten of the eighteenth century's most important events
Events that changed America in the eighteenth century( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers such events as the Great Awakening, the Stamp Act, and the French Indian War
Antecedents of revolution : Alexander I and the Polish kingdom, 1815-1825 by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events that changed America through the seventeenth century( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten essays offer academic interpretations of the significance of ten events shaping early US history. Appends a glossary and a timeline from the First peoples' migration to the New World to the 1692 Salem witch trials. Illustrations include a replica of Columbus' /Santa Maria/, a period sketch of the 1565 founding of St. Augustine, and the arrival of the first African slaves in 1619. Suitable for high school and undergraduate levels. The editors teach history at Indiana U. Southeast
The history of Kuwait by Michael S Casey( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a comprehensive history of the nation of Kuwait from the first Mesopotamian settlements as early as 3000 BCE, its independence from British control, occupation by Iraq in 1990, and liberation and reconstruction
Events that changed the world in the seventeenth century( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and evaluates the global impact of ten of the seventeenth-century's most important events, including the scientific revolution, the founding of Jamestown, and the expansion of the Ottoman Empire
Statesmen who changed the world : a bio-bibliographical dictionary of diplomacy( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events that changed the world through the sixteenth century( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates significant historical developments witnessed from the late Middle Ages through the sixteenth century
Events that changed Germany by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ten most important events and developments tha t shaped the history of modern Germany
Events that changed Russia since 1855 by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events that changed Great Britain, from 1066 to 1714 by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British [sic] history between the Norman Conquest of 1066 and the Glorious Revolution of 1689 and its aftermath
Events that changed Great Britain since 1689 by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideal for student use, this unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between 1689 and the present. Ideal for student use, this unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between 1689 and the present. Each event is covered in a separate chapter. Coverage of each event consists of an introduction that presents factual information in clear, concise, chronological order. The introduction is followed by a longer interpretive essay by a specialist exploring the short-term and far-reaching ramifications of the event. The ten events covered are: the Industrial Revolution, the Seven Years' War, the Napoleonic Wars, Pax Britannica, the Reform Act of 1832, the Crystal Palace Exhibition, the Movement for Irish Independence and Woman Suffrage, World War I, World War II, and the Thatcher Era. Coverage of each event also includes an annotated bibliography of works suitable for students and a full-page illustration of the event.; The work also includes other helpful material: a glossary of terms, a timeline of British history since 1689, a chronological list of ruling houses and monarchs, and a chronological list of prime ministers. This resource will help students to better understand the major developments in modern British history, their significance, and their long-term impact
What happened? : an encyclopedia of events that changed America forever( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers critically important events in American history from the 17th century to the present
Events that formed the modern world : from the European Renaissance through the War on Terror by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set covers times from the Renaissance to the present. Each volume focuses on a specific historic period and examines 12 events within those time frames that changed the world. Each entry provides an introduction that lays out factual material in a chronological manner, an in-depth essay interpreting the event's significance, and an annotated bibliography of the most important current works on the topic
Alexander I and the Polish Congress Kingdom : a study in Russo-Polish political relations, 1815-1825 by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What Happened?: An Encyclopedia of Events That Changed America Forever by Frank W Thackeray( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

If asked to name 50 events that changed American history, what would you choose? Certainly the Louisiana Purchase and Reconstruction and the New Deal. But what about the evolution of television? What about the growth of suburbs after World War II? All of these events shaped and reshaped AmericaÑand their stories help us understand who we are
 
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Events that changed the world in the twentieth century
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Events that changed America in the twentieth centuryEvents that changed the world in the nineteenth centuryEvents that changed America in the nineteenth centuryEvents that changed the world in the eighteenth centuryEvents that changed America in the eighteenth centuryEvents that changed America through the seventeenth centuryThe history of KuwaitEvents that changed the world in the seventeenth century