BooknewsA color-illustrated journey through the human story, mingling close-up looks at events with broader views of what was happening elsewhere in the world at the same time. Six chronological sections cover periods before 500 B.C. through the 20th century. Each section opens with a world map that shows developments in different parts of the world and an essay overviewing the period. Cross-cultural time lines run through the entire atlas, connecting essays on periods in history with events in other areas of the world. Emphasis is on development and expansion of European culture. Includes color photos, maps, and illustrations, and lists of European and North American leaders. 9x11<"> Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the European cave painters of the Ice Age to the computer age, this bookpresents the amazing story of human development. 500+ color illustrations. 60maps.
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