This book is part of an invaluable series of accessible reference books packed with essential information, ideal for use at home or school. From the cradle of early civilization in China and Egypt, through the strife of the Middle Ages to the technological explosions of late 20th-century society, "World History" offers a comprehensive exploration of the events and achievements that continue to have an impact on our understanding of the world. Chronological entries arranged in thematic sections on culture, science and technology, exploration and empire, industry, politics, religion, royalty, society and war make this a thoroughly accessible way to discover history.
General editor Patrick K. O'Brien
Paperback / softback: 40,000 words, 192 pages, 160 illustrations
Series: Illustrated Guide
Dimensions: 210 x 168 mm