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A year-by-year chronology of events, births and deaths of famous people, inventions, and social movements from pre-history to 2004. Nearly 100 pages of index offer access to the content. (It is disconcerting, though appropriate, to find "I got you, babe" just a few entries above "Iliad".)
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This extraordinary reference provides a comprehensive summary of world history from the earliest recorded evens to the start of the third millennium. Arranged in an accessible year by year form that invites browsing, it answers research questions, and illuminates similarities and contrasts between different nations and different ages. With narrative essays preceding every section, spotlight essays on key historical themes, and detailed profiles of 101 of history's most influential thinkers, it offers a depth of insight that goes far beyond a mere listing of important dates. Here is the whole vast panorama of history in every region of the globe-wars, migrations, disasters, discoveries, inventions, the birth of new religions, the rise and fall of nations-complete with authoritative commentary that pulls it all together in a broad and informative perspective.

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"Cassell's Chronology of World History is a complete work of historical reference. It not only provides a year-by-year listing of the key events of human history from the city-states of ancient Mesopotamia to the globalized, post-millennial world of today, but also sets those events in a broad historical context, thereby offering an enhanced understanding not just of how but of why the world has changed and developed over six thousand years."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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