World Historical Fiction: An Annotated Guide to Novels for Adults and Young Adults

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Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999 - Fiction - 719 pages
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This book and its complement (American Historical Fiction) fill a gap in the bibliographic reference shelf by identifying historical novels for both adult and young adult readers. World Historical Fiction contains over 6,000 novels set outside the U.S.. The newest titles, as well as old favorites, are covered and books that are appropriate for young adults are indicated. Each volume is indexed by author, title, genre, subject, and geographic setting for ease of reference.

  

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Adamson (English, Prince George's Community Coll.) has published several compilations of historical fiction for various audiences. This one provides an excellent updating of Daniel D. McGarry's World ... Read full review

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Contents

Prehistory and the Ancient World
3
Europe and the British Isles to 54 BC
7
Greece
9
Palestine and the Near East
13
Roman Empire to AD 476
17
Greece
20
Rome
25
Europe
32
18OO1932
348
1933 and After
353
China
356
18001899
358
19OO and After
361
India Tibet Burma Ceylon Afghanistan and Pakistan
367
19OO and After
372
Israel and Arab Countries
376

12901491
40
14921649
47
16501788
56
17891859
64
186O1918
76
19191945
100
19461975
136
1976 and After
146
The British Isles
147
129O1491
164
14921649
173
165O1788
189
17891859
206
186O1918
253
19191945
293
19461975
313
1976 and After
319
Africa
320
19OO and After
325
Australia New Zealand the Pacific Islands and Antarctica
334
19OO and After
340
Canada
347
19OO and After
377
Japan
383
16001899
384
19OO and After
385
Korea
389
South and Central America and the Caribbean
392
16001799
394
18001899
396
190O and After
402
Thailand Cambodia and Malaysia
412
Vietnam
414
APPENDIXES
419
Book Awards
421
Books Suitable for Young Adult Readers
423
INDEXES
431
Author Index
433
Title Index
471
Genre Index
527
Place and Time Index
579
Subject Index
625
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About the author (1999)

LYNDA G. ADAMSON, Ph.D., is professor of English and chair of the English Department at Prince Georges Community College in Largo, MD, near Washington, DC.

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