The Pocket Guide to World History

Graves, Robert. 1895-1985. English poet and novelist. I, Claudius 1934. [Read more ...]

Gray, Elisha 1835-1901. Dev telephone receiver 1874. [Read more ...]

Gray, Thomas. 1716-71. English poet. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard 1751. [Read more ...]

Great Awakening. 1720-60. US religious revival. [Read more ...]

Great Britain. 1707 Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales. United Kingdom. Act of Union. [Read more ...]

Great Fear. 1789. Peasants refuse to pay taxes, prepare for aristocrats’ attack in rural France. [Read more ...]

Great Intercourse. 1495. Henry VIII, Philip of Burgundy trade treaty. [Read more ...]

Great Leap Forward. 1958-61. Failed Chinese program for increased output by communes. [Read more ...]

Great Schism. 1054. East-West Schism. 1378-1417. Period of rival Popes in Rome, Avignon, following Avignon Papacy. [Read more ...]

Great Society. 1965-9. US program of social reforms. War on poverty. [Read more ...]

Great Train Robbery. 1963. £2.5M stolen. [Read more ...]

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