The Definitive Visual Guide : From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day

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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.

A compelling look at human existence- perfect for the family bookshelf.

Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2007
ISBN: 9781405318099
Branch Call Number: 909 HIS 2007
Characteristics: 612 p. : ill., maps
Additional Contributors: Hart-Davis, Adam


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Jul 11, 2012

Brief summary on important historical events.

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