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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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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"This illustrated history of the world tells the story of human civilization, from the stone age to modern geopolitics and beyond.

Using incredible images and and expert knowledge, World History examines the key events, cultures, and leaders that have shaped our world. Topics include ancient Egypt, the Romans, the Vikings, the Renaissance, Industrial Revolution, World War I and II, the Cold War... and everything in between!

Also featured is the most up-to-date coverage of global history up to and including the Arab Spring, the rise of ISIS, Russia and Ukraine, and much more.

World History shows and explains historic moments and movements from across the globe using contemporary photography, iconic maps, and stunning paintings.

Follow humanity's journey and discover all the key thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that shaped the world we live in today.
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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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