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Salem History Press is a robust online history database featuring: 

  • Great Events from History - The complete resource for worldwide events
  • Great Lives from History - The definitive, worldwide biographical resource   

Great Lives from History

Salem Press History's Great Lives from HistoryGreat Lives is a far-reaching view of history, offering worldwide coverage of important men and women in all areas of achievement. 

The complete Great Lives from History series includes these titles:  

  • The Ancient World   
  • The Middle Ages   
  • The Renaissance & Early Modern Era   
  • The 17th Century   
  • The 18th Century 
  • The 19th Century 
  • The 20th Century  
  • African Americans 
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Americans  
  • The Incredibly Wealthy  
  • Inventors and Inventions  
  • Jewish Americans 
  • Latinos 
  • Notorious Lives   



Great Events from History 

Great Events from History is also a part of Salem History. As with the other series, all prior purchases of Great Events from History are available, as well as the newest installment: Great Events from History: Modern Scandals

The complete Great Events from History series includes these titles:  

  • The Ancient World   
  • The Middle Ages   
  • The Renaissance & Early Modern Era   
  • The 17th Century 
  • The 18th Century  
  • The 19th Century   
  • The 20th Century, 1901-1940   
  • The 20th Century, 1941-1970   
  • The 20th Century, 1971-2000  
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events  
  • Modern Scandals 




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