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Cassell's Chronology of World History: Dates, Events and Ideas That Made…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0304357308, Hardcover)
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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This comprehensive overview of world history records some of mankind's most significant events, from the earliest stages of civilisation right up to the upheavals that have shaped the world as we know it today.
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