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World history : from the ancient world to the information age

Author: Philip Parker
Publisher: New York, New York : DK, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Discover the events that have shaped our world, from the dawn of prehistoric civilization to the digital age, brought to life with contemporary photographs, maps, paintings, and artifacts that place each event in a wider social and historical context.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Parker
ISBN: 0241289327 9780241289327 9781465462404 1465462406
OCLC Number: 973795223
Notes: "First American edition published in 2010 as Eyewitness companions world history"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 416 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: What is history? --
The prehistoric world --
The ancient world --
The classical world --
The medieval world --
The early modern world --
The world of empires --
The modern world.
Responsibility: Philip Parker.

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Discover the events that have shaped our world, from the dawn of prehistoric civilization to the digital age, brought to life with contemporary photographs, maps, paintings, and artifacts that place each event in a wider social and historical context.

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