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World history in minutes : 200 key concepts explained in an instant

Author: Tat Wood; Dorothy Ail
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What happened to the Roman Empire? Why was the Magna Carta so important? What led to the First World War? Why did the USSR collapse? World History in Minutes provides succinct answers to these questions - and many more - in 200 simple and accessible essays. From the 100 Years War to the Gulf Wars, and from the wisdom of Aristotle to the Civil Rights movement, this book distils the major events in human history into  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tat Wood; Dorothy Ail
ISBN: 9781848667259 1848667256
OCLC Number: 899706219
Description: 415 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 18 cm
Contents: Prehistory --
Classical world --
Middle Ages --
Renaissance --
Age of revolutions --
Age of empires --
20th century and beyond.
Responsibility: Tat Wood, Dorothy Ail.

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The fastest way to learn about human history, from the Ice Age to modern oligarchs.  Read more...

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