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RIDPATH'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD

BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN THE CAREER OF THE HUMAN RACE


FROM THE BEGINNINGS OF CIVILIZATION TO THE PRESENT TIME


COMPRISING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS

AND

THE STORY OF ALL NATIONS

FROM RECENT AND AUTHENTIC SOURCES

COMPLETE IN NINE VOLUMES

BY JOHN CLARK RIDPATH, LL. D.

AUTHOR OF A "CYCLOPEDIA OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY," ETC.

VOLUME I

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH COLORED PLATES, RACE MAPS AND CHARTS,

TYPE PICTURES, SKETCHES AND DIAGRAMS

THE RIDPATH HISTORICAL SOCIETY,

THE JONES BROTHERS PUBLISHING COMPANY,

CINCINNATI, U. S. A.

1923