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100 Documents that Changed the World: From Magna Carta to WikiLeaks by Scott Christianson

By: Christianson, Scott.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Pavilion Books Group Limited 2015Description: 223p.ISBN: 9781849943000.Subject(s): Civilization - History | World History - SourcesDDC classification: 909
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1. Introduction
2. I Ching (2800 BC)
3. Code of Hammurabi (1754 BC)
4. Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey (c. 750 BC)
5. The Art of War (512 BC)
6. Dead Sea Scrolls (408 BC-AD 318 )
7. Mahabharata (c. 400 BC)
8. Kama Sutra (400 BC-AD 200 )
9. Plato's Republic (c. 380 BC)
10. Gandharan Buddhist Texts (AD 50 )
11. The Quran (AD 609-632)
12. The Magna Carta (1215)
13. Ad Extirpanda (1252)
14. Summa Theologica (1265-74)
15. Hereford Mappa Mundi (1280-1300 )
16. Gutenberg Bible (1450s)
17. Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks (1478-1519)
18. Alhambra Decree (1492)
19. Christopher Columbus's Letter (1493 )
20. Petrucci's Harmonice Musices Odhecaton A (1501)
21. Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses (1517)
22. Edict of Worms (1521)
23. Journal of Magellan's Voyage (1522-25)
24. Destruction of the Indies (1542)
25. Gregorian Calendar (1582)
26. King James Bible (1611)
27. Mayflower Compact (1620)
28. Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)
29. Galileo's Dialogue (1632)
30. Execution Warrant of Charles I (1649)
31. Samuel Pepys's Diary (1660-69)
32. Isaac Newton Papers (1660s-1727)
33. First Printed Newspaper in English (1665)
34. English Bill of Rights (1689)
35. Samuel Johnson's Dictionary (1755)
36. Declaration of Independence (1776)
37. The Wealth of Nations (1776)
38. Constitution of the United States (1787)
39. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen (1789)
40. Declaration of the Rights of Woman and of the Female Citizen (1791)
41. Louisiana Purchase (1803)
42. Meriwether Lewis's List of Expenses (1803 )
43. Napoleonic Code (1804)
44. Deciphering the Rosetta Stone (1822)
45. First Photograph (1826)
46. Slavery Abolition Act (1833)
47. Charles Darwin on Natural Selection (1837-59)
48. First Telegram (1844)
49. The Communist Manifesto (1848)
50. Roget's Thesaurus (1852)
51. John Snow's Cholera Map (1854)
52. First Underground Train System (1854-63)
53. Fort Sumter Telegram (1861)
54. Emancipation Proclamation (1863)
55. Alaska Purchase Check (1868)
56. War and Peace (1869)
57. Phonograph (1878)
58. The Interpretation of Dreams (1899)
59. Sinking of the Titanic (1912)
60. Sykes-Picot Agreement (1916)
61. Balfour Declaration (1917)
62. The Zimmermann Telegram (1917)
63. Wilson's 14 Points (1918)
64. 19th Amendment (1919)
65. Treaty of Versailles (1919)
66. Hitler's 25-Point Program (1920)
67. Uncovering Tutankhamun's Tomb (1922)
68. Empire State Building (1929-31)
69. Edward VIII's Instrument of Abdication (1936)
70. Television Listings (1936)
71. Munich Agreement (1938)
72. The Hitler-Stalin Non-Aggression Pact (1939)
73. Declaration of War against Japan (1941)
74. Manhattan Project Notebook (1942)
75. Wannsee Protocol (1942)
76. Anne Frank's Diary (1942-44)
77. Germany's Instrument of Surrender (1945)
78. United Nations Charter (1945)
79. George Orwell's 1984 (1946-49)
80. Marshall Plan (1947)
81. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
82. Geneva Convention (1949)
83. Population Registration Act (1950)
84. DNA (1953)
85. Treaty of Rome (1957)
86. John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address (1961)
87. Beatles' Recording Contract with EMI (1962)
88. Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream" (1963)
89. Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (1964)
90. Gulf of Tonkin Resolution (1964)
91. Apollo 11 Flight Plan (1969)
92. Apple Computer Company (1976)
93. Internet Protocol (1981)
94. Two Plus Four Treaty (1990)
95. First Website (1991)
96. "Bin Laden Determined to Strike in US" (2001)
97. Iraq War Resolution (2002)
98. First Tweet (2006)
99. WikiLeaks (2007)
100. 3-D Map of the Universe (2011)
101. Edward Snowden Files (2013)

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