The World's Progress as Wrought by Men and Women in Art, Literature, Education, Philanthropy, Reform, Inventions, Business and Professional Life; Prepared by Carefully Selected Authors Under the Supervision of William C. King


Published by King-Richardson Publishing Co. 1896. Springfield, Massachusetts., 1896
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Title: The World's Progress as Wrought by Men and ...

Publisher: King-Richardson Publishing Co. 1896. Springfield, Massachusetts.

Publication Date: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


First edition. Illustrated cloth with spine decorations. Illustrations. 701 pages. The authors provide a historical background of the various categories mentioned in the title and also relate the background of the men and women who were outstanding in these fields. The authors note the importance of the missionary on the settling and civilizing of many parts of the world. Civil Governments; their origin, developm ent, and function (Who governs? Governs in what? Which form of government [monarc hial - government by one person; aristocratic - government by a few privileged persons], etc.). The World's Statesmen, their influence and power in shaping nations. Woman in Education, her power and influence everywhere prevalent. Progress of Invent ions, wonderful results of inventive genius. Origin of Medicine. Woman in Medicine. Etc. Bookseller Inventory # 2799

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