History; Royalty; Monarchy; This Vol. introduces the reader to the kings and their challenges, the statesmen and philosophers, the scientists and artists whose ambitions transformed their times. A fresh and imaginative approach to world history examining seventeen decisive events. (160 Pgs.) Pictorial Dust Jacket and Book Near VVG.AUTHOR: Christopher Hibben PUBLISHER: Newsweek Books, NY ISBN: 088225071X YEAR: 1974 FORMAT: Hardcover EDITION: 2nd Ed.