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The Resource The Dorling Kindersley history of the world, Plantagenet Somerset Fry

The Dorling Kindersley history of the world, Plantagenet Somerset Fry

Label
The Dorling Kindersley history of the world
Title
The Dorling Kindersley history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Title variation
  • History of the world
  • From the ancient Egyptians to the Asian tsunami, the ultimate guide to the history of the world
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taking a global view of history, a chronology opens each chapter with a world map and time chart that give readers a sense of what happened where at any given time
Cataloging source
GZK
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1931-
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Somerset Fry, Plantagenet
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1955-
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  • Adams, Simon
  • Dorling Kindersley Limited
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World history
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Dorling Kindersley history of the world, Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
How this book works -- 570 MYA-40,000 BC: introduction to human history -- 40,000-5000 BC: early people -- 5000-1200 BC: first civilizations -- 1200-500 BC: traders and warriors -- 500 BC-AD 1: the growth of empires -- AD 1-400: decline of the ancient world -- 400-800: religious worlds -- 800-1000: new nations -- 1000-1200: monks and invaders -- 1200-1400: conquest and plague -- 1400-1500: the expansion of knowledge -- 1500-1600: the great rulers -- 1600-1700: age of enquiry -- 1750-1800: the age of revolution -- 1800-1850: independence and industry -- 1850-1900: the rise of nationalism - 1900-1919: the world goes to war -- 1919-1946: peace and war -- 1946-2000s: one world -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
BK0007113731
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. & updated / author, Simon Adams.
Extent
400 p.
Isbn
9780756631444
Lccn
2007281067
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
Label
The Dorling Kindersley history of the world, Plantagenet Somerset Fry
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
How this book works -- 570 MYA-40,000 BC: introduction to human history -- 40,000-5000 BC: early people -- 5000-1200 BC: first civilizations -- 1200-500 BC: traders and warriors -- 500 BC-AD 1: the growth of empires -- AD 1-400: decline of the ancient world -- 400-800: religious worlds -- 800-1000: new nations -- 1000-1200: monks and invaders -- 1200-1400: conquest and plague -- 1400-1500: the expansion of knowledge -- 1500-1600: the great rulers -- 1600-1700: age of enquiry -- 1750-1800: the age of revolution -- 1800-1850: independence and industry -- 1850-1900: the rise of nationalism - 1900-1919: the world goes to war -- 1919-1946: peace and war -- 1946-2000s: one world -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
BK0007113731
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. & updated / author, Simon Adams.
Extent
400 p.
Isbn
9780756631444
Lccn
2007281067
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps

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