The Pocket Guide to World History

Dharma. Virtue to Hindus, Buddhists, Jainists; ordering principle of universe. [Read more ...]

Dharma-sastra. 8C BC. Sanskrit books of Hindu family law. [Read more ...]

Diadochi, Wars of. 321-281BC. Partition of Empire among Alexander’s generals. [Read more ...]

Diaghilev, Sergei. 1872-1929. Russian. Founder of Ballet Russes (Paris) 1909. [Read more ...]

Dialectical Materialism. Exploited concentration...socialist revolution...dictatorship of proletariat...elimination of class...Communism. Hegel. Marx. Engels. Lenin. [Read more ...]

Diamond Necklace Affair. 1785. Necklace bought for Marie Antionette; not paid for. French Revolution. [Read more ...]

Diana. Roman goddess of hunt and moon = Artemis. [Read more ...]

Diane de Poitiers. 1499-1566. Duchess of Valentinois and mistress of Henry II. [Read more ...]

Diaz, Bartolomeu. c1450-1500. Portuguese. First to sail around the Cape of Good Hope in 1487/8. [Read more ...]

Diaz, Porfirio. 1830-1915. Mexican rebel, dictator 1877-1911. Apparent prosperity, but resources sold to foreigners. [Read more ...]

Dickens, Charles. 1812-1870. English popular humanitarian writer and social critic. Created original, colorful memorable characters. Pickwick Papers 1837. Oliver Twist 1838. Christmas Carol 1843. David Copperfield 1850. Great Expectations 1861. [Read more ...]

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