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and such improvements as suggested themselves have been introduced. "The book indeed is full of instruction and interest to students of all ages, and he must be a well-informed man indeed who will not rise from its perusal with clearer and more accurate ideas of a too much neglected portion of English History."-SPECTATOR.
Green.-A SHORT HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE. By JOHN RICHARD GREEN. With Coloured Maps, Genealogical
Tables, and Chronological Annals.
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Historical Course for Schools.-Edited by EDWARD
A. FREEMAN, D.C.L., late Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford. The object of the present series is to put forth clear and correct views of history in simple language, and in the smallest space and cheapest form in which it could be done. It is meant in the first place for Schools; but it is often found that a book for schools proves useful for other readers as well, and it is hoped that this may be the case with the little books the first instalment of which is now given to the world.
I. GENERAL SKETCH OF EUROPEAN HISTORY. By EDWARD A. FREEMAN, D.C.L. Fourth Edition. 18mo. cloth. 3s. 6d.
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II. HISTORY OF ENGLAND.
Edition. 18mo. 2s. 6d.
By EDITH THOMPSON. Fifth
"Freedom from prejudice, simplicity of style, and accuracy of statement, are the characteristics of this little volume. It is a trustworthy text-book and likely to be generally serviceable in schools."-PALL MALL GAZETTE. "Upon the whole, this manual is the best sketch of English history for the use of young people we have yet met with."-ATHENÆUM.
III, HISTORY OF SCOTLAND. By MARGARET MACARTHUR 18mo. 25.
"An excellent summary, unimpeachable as to facts, and putting them in the clearest and most impartial light attainable."--GUARDIAN. Macarthur has performed her task with admirable care, clearness, and fulness, and we have now for the first time a really good School History of Scotland."-EDUCATIONAL TIMES.
IV. HISTORY OF ITALY. By the Rev. W. HUNT, M.Ą. 1800.
It possesses the same solid merit as its predecessors.... the same scrupulous care about fidelity in details. It is distinguished, too, by
Historical Course for Schools-continued.
information on art, architecture, and social politics, in which the writer's grasp is seen by the firmness and clearness of his touch."-EDUCATIONAL
V. HISTORY OF GERMANY. By J. SIME, M.A.
"A remarkably clear and impressive History of Germany. Its great events are wisely kept as central figures, and the smaller events are carefully kept, not only subordinate and subservient, but most skilfully woven into the texture of the historical tapestry presented to the eye."-STANDARD, VI. HISTORY OF AMERICA. By JOHN A. DOYLE. With Maps. 18mo. 4s. 6d.
"Mr. Doyle has performed his task with admirable care, fulness, and clearness, and for the first time we have for schools an accurate and interesting history of America, from the earliest to the present time."STANDARD.
The following will shortly be issued :
FRANCE. By CHARLOTTE M. YONGE.
GREECE. By J. ANNAN BRYCE, B.A.
History Primers.-Edited by JOHN RICHARD GREEN. Author of "A Short History of the English People."
ROME. By the Rev. M. Creighton, M. A., Fellow and Tutor of Merton College, Oxford. With Eleven Maps. 18mo. is.
"The Author has been curiously successful in telling in an intelligent way the story of Rome from first to last."-SCHOOL BOARD CHRONICLE.
GREECE. By C. A. Fyffe, M. A., Fellow and late Tutor of University College, Oxford. With Five Maps. 18mo. · IS.
"We give our unqualified praise to this little manual."-SCHOOL.
EUROPE. By E. A. FREEMAN, D. C.L., LL.D.
FRANCE. BY CHARLOTTE M. YONGE,
Michelet.-A SUMMARY OF MODERN HISTORY.
lated from the French of M. Michelet, and continued to the Present Time, by M. C. M. Simpson. Globe 8vo. 4s. 6d.
"We are glad to see one of the ablest and most useful summaries of European history put into the hands of English readers. The translation is excellent."-STANDARD.
Yonge (Charlotte M.) A PARALLEL HISTORY OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND: consisting of Outlines and Dates. By CHARLOTTE M. YONGE, Author of "The Heir of Redclyffe, "Cameos of English History," &c. &c. Oblong 4to. 3s. 6d. "We can imagine few more really advantageous courses of historical study for a young mind than going carefully and steadily through Miss Yonge's excellent little book."-EDUCATIONAL TIMES.
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CAMEOS FROM ENGLISH HISTORY. From Rollo to Edward II. By the Author of "The Heir of Redclyffe." Extra fcap. 8vo. Third Edition, enlarged. 5s.
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A SECOND SERIES OF CAMEOS FROM ENGLISH HISTORY. THE WARS IN FRANCE. Third Edition. Extra fcap. 8vo. 5s. "Though mainly intended for young readers, they will, if we mistake not, be found very acceptable to those of more mature years, and the life and reality imparted to the dry bones of history cannot fail to be attractive to readers of every age."-JOHN BULL. EUROPEAN HISTORY. Narrated in a Series of Historical Selec tions from the Best Authorities. Edited and arranged by E. M. SEWELL and C. M. YONGE. First Series, 1003-1154. Third Edition. Crown 8vo. 6s. Second Series, 1088-1228. Crown 8vo. 6s.
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Golden Treasury_Psalter.-Students' Edition. Being an Edition of "The Psalms Chronologically Arranged, by Four Friends," with briefer Notes. 18mo. 3s. 6d.
Hardwick.-A HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Middle Age. From Gregory the Great to the Excommunication of Luther. Edited by WILLIAM STUBBS, M.A., Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Oxford. With Four Maps constructed for this work by A. KEITH JOHNSTON. Fourth Edition. Crown 8vo. IOS. 6d.
For this edition Professor Stubbs has carefully revised both text and notes, making such corrections of facts, dates, and the like as the results of recent research warrant. The doctrinal, historical, and generally speculative views of the late author have been preserved intact. manual for the student of ecclesiastical history in the Middle Ages, we know no English work which can be compared to Mr. Hardwick's book."-GUARDIAN.
A HISTORY OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH DURING THE
A CLASS-BOOK OF OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY. Eighth
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A CLASS-BOOK OF NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY, including the Connexion of the Old and New Testament. With Four Maps. Fifth Edition. 18mo. cloth.
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