World History

World History

World History

An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world - from the dawn of human civilization to the present day. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everything from the emergence of Homo Sapiens to the Greek and Roman empires, through Chinese dynasties, the rise of the Vikings, and the Renaissance, to the Industrial Revolution and World War I and II. Offering a concise and insightful overview of key historical milestones that have occurred over the course of the last century, the book also covers more recent events such as the rise of ISIS, the Arab Spring, and Brexit and populism in the Western world.

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World History
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors:
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-06 - Publisher:

An essential gift for every history buff, this boldly illustrated book maps out the events that have shaped our world - from the dawn of human civilization to the present day. A comprehensive and accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, World History profiles everything from the emergence of
Japan in World History
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: James L. Huffman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-04 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Japan in World History ranges from Japan's prehistoric interactions with Korea and China, to the Western challenge of the late 1500s, the partial isolation under the Tokugawa family (1600-1868), and the tumultuous interactions of more recent times, when Japan modernized ferociously, turned imperialist, lost a world war, then became the
Glimpses of World History
Language: en
Pages: 1155
Authors: Jawaharlal Nehru, James Francis Horrabin
Categories: Civilization
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:

On New Year'S Day, 1931, Jawaharlal Nehru Began A Remarkable Series Of Letters On The History Of The World To His Daughter, Indira, Then Thirteen Years Old. Over The Next Thirty Months, Nehru Wrote Nearly Two Hundred Letters In This Series, Which Were Later Published As Glimpses Of World History.
Migration in World History
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Patrick Manning
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This fascinating study traces the connections among regions brought about by the movement of people, diseases, crops, technology and ideas. Drawing on examples from a wide range of geographical regions and thematic areas, Manning covers: * earliest human migrations, including the earliest hominids, their development and spread, and the controversy
Gender in World History
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Professor of History and Provost Peter N Stearns, Peter N. Stearns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Completely updated to include with new chapters, this is second edition is a fascinating exploration of what happens to established ideads about men and women, and their roles, when different cultural systems come into contact.

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