A Short History of the World: The Story of Mankind from Prehistory to the Modern Day

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A clearly written, accessible and comprehensive text that covers global history from prehistory to the modern day. With more than 350 pictures, this volume is a visual treat. Every double-page spread focuses on a different topic and most contain an at-a-glance timeline, making this ideal for quick reference and for reading in depth. Subjects covered are as diverse as the Empires of Mesopotamia, the European Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and the Space Race.

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Overview

A clearly written, accessible and comprehensive text that covers global history from prehistory to the modern day. With more than 350 pictures, this volume is a visual treat. Every double-page spread focuses on a different topic and most contain an at-a-glance timeline, making this ideal for quick reference and for reading in depth. Subjects covered are as diverse as the Empires of Mesopotamia, the European Enlightenment, the American Revolution, and the Space Race.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848589407
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2013
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 766,101
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex Woolf studied history at the University of Essex. He has worked as an editor for more than eighteen years and as a freelance writer for ten. He has written more than thirty books on a variety of topics, including the Romans, the Vikings, the Middle Ages, the Wall Street Crash, Nazi Germany, the Battle of Britain, and the Arab–Israeli conflict.

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