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The no-nonsense guide to world history

Author: Chris Brazier
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : New Internationalist, 2011.
Series: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The No-Nonsense Guide to World History embraces the whole of history, rather than disconnected dynasties and events - all in one slim volume.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brazier, Chris.
No-nonsense guide to world history.
Oxford, U.K. : New Internationalist, 2011
(OCoLC)756672554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Brazier
ISBN: 1780260350 9781780260358
OCLC Number: 823727664
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: In the beginning --
Pharaohs and priestesses --
Superpowers and barbarians --
God and the spirit --
Greek and Latin --
The rise and rise of religion --
Light in the East --
Wars of the cross --
Glory and murder in the New World --
The hidden continent --
Shadow of the Sun King --
The American way --
The power and plenty of Asia --
Liberté, egalité, fraternité --
Revolution --
Carving up the world --
Total war --
The power of the workers --
Capitalism and fascism --
The radical 20th century --
Postscript: shaping the 21st century.
Series Title: No-nonsense guides (New Internationalist Publications (Firm))
Other Titles: World history
Responsibility: Chris Brazier.

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