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A brief history of the human race

Author: Michael Cook
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sweeping over the last 10,000 years of human history, this work addresses some of the most fascinating questions about our past. Michael Cook explores the great forces that have shaped our past -  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cook
ISBN: 0393052311 9780393052312 1862076871 9781862076877 0393326454 9780393326451
OCLC Number: 52269227
Description: xxiv, 385 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Why is history the way it is?: Palaeolithic background --
Neolithic revolution --
Emergence of civilization --
Smaller continents: Australia --
Americas --
Africa --
Eurasian landmass: Ancient near east --
India --
China --
Ancient Mediterranean world --
Western Europe --
Toward one world?: Islamic civilization --
European expansion --
Modern world.
Responsibility: Michael Cook.

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