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Ultimate visual history of the world : the story of humankind from prehistory to modern times / Jean-Pierre Isbouts.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1426221894
  • ISBN: 9781426221897
  • Physical Description: 656 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: the story of humankind -- Dawn of humankind : prehistory-3000 B.C.E. -- Cultures of the Bronze Age : 3000-1500 B.C.E. -- Cultures of the Iron Age : 1500-500 B.C.E. -- The Classical Age : 500 B.C.E. -- 300 C.E. -- The Age of Faith : 300-900 C.E. -- The age of conflict : 900-1400 -- The age of discovery : 1400-1700 -- Reason and revolution : 1700-1900 -- The world at war : 1900-1950 -- The modern age : 1950-today -- Epilogue: has humankind progressed?
Summary, etc.:
History comes to life in this comprehensive overview of humankind, from earliest times to the present day. Each page is filled with stunning visuals and thought-provoking text that make this book an instant classic. From the Babylonian Empire to the Persian Gulf War, from the Xia and Shang Dynasties of Bronze Age China to the new space race, from Egyptian hieroglyphics to the digital age?here, in vivid color and crisp narrative, is the sweeping story of the history of civilization.
Subject: World history.
World history > Pictorial works.
World history.
Genre: Pictorial works.