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World history

Author: Philip Parker
Publisher: [New York] : [DK Pub.], [2010]
Series: Eyewitness companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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With more than 10,000 years of history in the palm of your hand, "Eyewitness Companion: World History" is the ideal one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in historical events, personalities, societies, and cultures, from the first flowering of human civilization in prehistoric times to the present day.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Parker
ISBN: 9780756649845 0756649846
OCLC Number: 859100315
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 512 p. : ill. (principalement en coul.), cartes ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is history? --
Timelines of world history --
The prehistoric world to 3000 BCE --
The ancient world, 3000-700 BCE --
The classical world, 700 BCE- 600 CE --
The medieval world, 600-1450 --
The early modern world, 1450-1750 --
The world of empires, 1750-1914 --
The modern world, 1914- --
Directory --
Kings & rulers --
Wars & battles --
Historical landmarks.
Series Title: Eyewitness companions.
Responsibility: Philip Parker.

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With more than 10,000 years of history in the palm of your hand, "Eyewitness Companion: World History" is the ideal one-stop reference for anyone with an interest in historical events, personalities, societies, and cultures, from the first flowering of human civilization in prehistoric times to the present day.

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