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The history book
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The history book

Series: Big ideas

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780241225929

Publication Date: 1 Jul 2016

Suitable for: Secondary

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Presents a timeline of major historical events from the advent of the first humans through to the first two decades of the 21st century.
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Summary

Presents a timeline of major historical events from the advent of the first humans through to the first two decades of the 21st century.

Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series.

The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the French Revolution to the Space Race, The History Book is a stunning exploration of the human timeline up to and including modern Islam, the world wide web, and the global financial crisis.

The History Book tackles big historical ideas with stunning visuals, key quotes, and important themes that are woven throughout world history. Discover events from the assassination of Caesar to World War I and see the people and events come to life.

Contents

p10 Introduction
p20 Human origins 200,000 years ago-3500 BCE
p36 Ancient civilizations 6000 BCE-500 CE
p76 The medieval world 500-1492
p138 The early modern era 1420-1795
p204 Changing societies 1776-1914
p270 The modern world 1914-present
p342 Glossary
p344 Index
p351 Quote attributions
p352 Acknowledgements

Category
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Dewey
909
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Illustrations
Col and B & W illus and photos
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Publisher
Pub. date
1 Jul 2016
Edition
First
ISBN
9780241225929
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
352
Width
200mm
Height
240mm
Weight
1194g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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