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Remarkable diaries : the world's greatest diaries, journals, notebooks, and letters / foreword, Professor Kate Williams ; contributors, R.G. Grant, Andrew Humphreys, Esther Ripley, and Iain Zaczek.

Williams, Kate, 1974- (writer of foreword.). Grant, R. G., (contributor.). Humphreys, Andrew, 1970- (contributor.). Ripley, Esther, (contributor.). Zaczek, Iain, (contributor.).

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  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library 809.983 REM (Text) 33500013294251 New Checked out 11/09/2020
Detroit Lakes Public Library 809.983 REM (Text) 33500013294269 New Checked out 11/09/2020
Thief River Falls Public Library 809.983 REM (Text) 35500006314429 New Checked out 11/07/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744020434
  • ISBN: 0744020433
  • Physical Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Before 1500 -- 1500-1700 -- 1700-1800 -- 1800-1860 -- 1860-1900 -- 1900-1940 -- 1940-present.
Summary, etc.:
Arranged chronologically, this book traces the compelling history of the diary, from ancient times to the present. You'll go inside the pages of the world's greatest diaries, journals, notebooks, and letters. Discover what it was like to build a pyramid, travel deep into the heart of Africa, or serve on the Western Front. Find out how writers and artists planned their masterpieces, and how scientists developed their groundbreaking theories. -- adapted from jacket
Author Notes

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Subject: Diaries > History and criticism.
Diarists > History.

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