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History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day (Definitive Visual Guide)

History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day (Definitive Visual Guide)

Author: Dorling Kindersley
Series: The Definitive Visual Guide
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2007. Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a very good, unclipped d/w which has light sunfading to the front fore edge and a small chip from the top of the rear panel.

This is the definitive, 4.4 million year-old story of human history - from the origins of mankind to the 21st century, spanning the globe and based on the latest research, the complete story of the people, events, themes, ideas and forces that have shaped human existence. Find out about our history's turning points: eye witness accounts and biographies give a personal angle to major events. Explore humankind's legacy from architecture and artefacts to the big ideas that have changed our world. Examine the effect we've had on nature and vice versa. And discover how the past has been unlocked: from interpreting ancient documents to analysing ice cores. This book is a compelling look at human existence: perfect for the family bookshelf.
Author description
Adam Hart Davis has worked and presented on major TV series including Local Heroes, Top Ten Treasures, Tomorrow's World, What The Stuarts Did For Us, What The Victorians Did For Us, What The Romans Did For Us, and recently What The Ancients Did For Us. He lives in the West of England.
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General Fields

  • : 9781405318099
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : September 2007
  • : 308mm X 267mm X 39mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • : 612
  • : 909
  • : Hardback
  • : Dorling Kindersley