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World history / Philip Parker.

By: Parker, Philip.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Eyewitness companions: Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010Description: 512 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781405341240 (hbk.); 1405341246 (hbk.).Subject(s): World history | History, Ancient | History, ModernDDC classification: 909
Contents:
What is history? -- Timelines of world history -- Prehistoric world to 3000 BCE -- Ancient world, 3000-700 BCE -- Classical world, 700 BCE- 600 CE -- Medieval world, 600-1450 -- Early modern world, 1450-1750 -- World of empires, 1750-1914 -- Modern world, 1914- -- Directory -- Kings & rulers -- Wars & battles -- Historical landmarks.
Subject: With more than 10,000 years of history in the palm of your hand, "Eyewitness Companion: World History" is the ideal one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in historical events, personalities, societies, and cultures, from the first flowering of human civilization in prehistoric times to the present day.
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More than 10,000 years of history in the palm of your hand.

From the early beginnings of human civilization in prehistoric times, to the first manned space flight and beyond, discover all about the things that have influenced our past and shaped our world today.

You'll meet great rulers and politicians, philosophers and revolutionaries who have changed world history. Travel to mighty civilisations to explore the progress of humanity. Follow earth-shattering wars and revolutions, major achievements in the fields of science and technology and milestones in the arts.

Plus, take a look at the common threads running through the world's diverse and geographically distant cultures, as well as their many differences.

Includes index.

What is history? -- Timelines of world history -- Prehistoric world to 3000 BCE -- Ancient world, 3000-700 BCE -- Classical world, 700 BCE- 600 CE -- Medieval world, 600-1450 -- Early modern world, 1450-1750 -- World of empires, 1750-1914 -- Modern world, 1914- -- Directory -- Kings & rulers -- Wars & battles -- Historical landmarks.

With more than 10,000 years of history in the palm of your hand, "Eyewitness Companion: World History" is the ideal one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in historical events, personalities, societies, and cultures, from the first flowering of human civilization in prehistoric times to the present day.

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