The Almost Complete History of the World

Overview

RECORDED HISTORY is rich with events that have changed the course of human experience — events that have rippled through the centuries, and still others that rumble on today. Here in one amazing volume are seventy-five of the most important historical events of all time—divided into five historical ...

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Overview

RECORDED HISTORY is rich with events that have changed the course of human experience — events that have rippled through the centuries, and still others that rumble on today. Here in one amazing volume are seventy-five of the most important historical events of all time—divided into five historical sections, The Almost Complete History of the World contains all the major historical events that you ever need to know.

Chapters include:

the Peloponnesian War

the fall of the Roman Empire

the Crusades

the travels of Marco Polo

the arrival of Columbus in the New World

the storming of the Bastille

the Gettysburg Address

D-Day

the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

the 9/11 terrorist attacks

and sixty-five other incredible historic episodes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781435137936
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 8/27/2012
  • Pages: 399
  • Product dimensions: 8.26 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

JOSEPH CUMMINS is the author of History’s Great Untold Stories, History’s Greatest Hits, Turn Around and Run Like Hell, Great Rivals in History, Cast Away, First Encounters, Eaten By a Giant Clam and Heists. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey.

JAMES INGLIS is an Australian editor and writer based in Melbourne. He is the author of Fighting Talk and co-author of History’s Greatest Headlines.

BARRY STONE is a writer and travel photographer and a graduate of the Australian College of Journalism. He is author Mutinies and I Want to Be Alone and co-author of History’s Greatest Headlines.

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