National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition

National Geographic Almanac of World History, 3rd Edition

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Overview

Epic in scope, yet loaded with captivating detail, this completely updated edition of National Geographic's bestselling Almanac of World History encompasses all of human history, from ancient times to present. It is a rich chronicle of great ages and cultures told in a vivid and varied format, a masterly combination of visual appeal and authoritative heft, a book you'll read with fascination—and refer to again and again. Divided into major eras and organized chronologically, each topic includes a detailed time line providing highlights of that period. Beautiful and compelling imagery and artwork show glimpses into the heart of each topic. Nearly 50 maps show major empires, boundaries, battles, trade routes, historical events and other fascinating elements. A robust appendix lists world leaders of major regions from ancient times to the present, as well as other historical data. A detailed index facilitates easy research of specific topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426213915
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 11/04/2014
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 396
Sales rank: 433,568
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

PATRICIA S. DANIELS has written and edited books on history, science, and geography for both children and adults. She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

STEPHEN G. HYSLOP'S many books include Great Empires, Eyewitness to the Civil War, Bound for Santa Fe: The Road to New Mexico and the American Conquest, 1806-1848, and Chroniclers of Indian Life. 

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