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History of the world in photographs

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; Getty Images, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal ; Distributed by Workman Publishing Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : Clipart/images/graphics   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beginning in 1850 and organized by decade, 6,000 timeline entries cover events year by year in the categories of science, medicine, and technology; religion, philosophy, and education; history and politics; business and commerce; daily life and society; and the arts. In addition, 300 spotlight articles explore, in greater detail, the most intriguing events of each decade. Augmenting the text are thousands of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Chronology Pictorial works
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; Getty Images, Inc.
ISBN: 9781579125837 1579125832 9781603760898 160376089X
OCLC Number: 166873621
Notes: At head of title on cover: The Encyclopædia Britannica/Getty Images.
"1850 to the present"--Cover.
Includes index.
"2,000 historical photos ; 6,000 chronological entries ; plus 20,000 more photos on an enclosed CD-ROM ; plus 2 million photos available online ; plus 10 million Britannica facts available online"--Cover.
Description: 559 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 cm. + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Details: Recommended system for CD-ROM: PC running Windows XP or Windows Vista, or Macintosh running Safari 3; CD-ROM or compatible optical drive.
Contents: 1850-1859 --
1860-1869 --
1870-1879 --
1880-1889 --
1890-1899 --
1900-1909 --
1910-1919 --
1920-1929 --
1930-1939 --
1940-1949 --
1950-1959 --
1960-1969 --
1970-1979 --
1980-1989 --
1990-1999 --
2000-2007.
Responsibility: Getty Images ; Encyclopædia Britannica.

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The history of the world comes to life in this groundbreaking visual reference. The easy-to-follow format pairs informative and engaging text with thousands of revealing historical photos.  Read more...

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