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History of the world in 1,000 objects.

Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited ; New York : DK Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an illustrated look at one thousand artifacts of human creation through history, from stone age tools to tablet computers, as well as an extensive timeline featuring key events in world history.
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781465422897 1465422897
OCLC Number: 890244429
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 480 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Early societies : 20,000-700 BCE --
Ancient civilizations : 700 BCE-600 CE --
Trade and empire : 600-1450 --
Enlightenment and imperialism : 1450-1750 --
Industry and independence : 1750-1900 --
A shrinking world : 1900 to present --
Timelines of world history.
Other Titles: History of the world in one thousand objects
Smithsonian history of the world in 1,000 objects
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Look at world history, viewing cultures and early civilizations through the objects that they created. From a Viking wooden comb to a 1950s fridge-freezer, this title helps you uncover what the  Read more...

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