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World History: From the Ancient World To the Information Age

£20.00

An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world – from the dawn of human civilisation to the present day. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, ‘World History’ profiles everything from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the Vikings, and the Renaissance, to the Industrial Revolution and World War I and II. Offering a concise and insightful overview of key historical milestones that have occurred over the course of the last century, the book also covers more recent events such as the rise of ISIS, the Arab Spring, and Brexit and populism in the Western world.

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An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world – from the dawn of human civilization to the present day.

A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everything from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the Vikings, and the Renaissance, to the Industrial Revolution and World War I and II.

Offering a concise and insightful overview of key historical milestones that have occurred over the course of the last century, the book also covers more recent events such as the rise of ISIS, the Arab Spring, and Brexit and populism in the Western world.

Additional information

Weight 1.625 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 24 × 3.2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

416

Language

English

Edition

Revised edition

Dewey

909 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K