Item description for Illustrated History of the World: From the Big Bang to the Third Millennium (History) by Neil Morris...
The Illustrated History of the World invites readers of all ages to explore the main currents of world history, from the Big Bang to the Third Millennium. A comprehensive reference book, it brings great civilizations including Greece, Rome, China and India to life, as well as some of the big names in history, from Alexander the Great to Joan of Arc, and from Michelangelo to Mother Teresa. Stunningly illustrated throughout with over 2,000 color maps, artifacts, graphs and realistic artwork reconstructions of scenes from daily life, it provides a panoramic overview of the people, events, issues and conflicts that have shaped our world.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.26" Width: 8.66" Height: 1.02" Weight: 2.82 lbs.
Release Date Mar 24, 2005
Publisher Mercury Books
ISBN 190466847X ISBN13 9781904668473
Availability 0 units.
More About Neil Morris
Neil Morris has written many non-fiction children's books including "The Life of Moses "and "The Life of Jesus," both in Enchanted Lion Books "Art Revelations" series. His field is ancient history and religion.
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The Illustrated History of the World Aug 8, 2008
If you are at all interested in history this is the book for you. I first found this book in my local library. I enjoyed it some much I bought my own copy. The book provides a concise look at history by timeline and region. Great illustration and a quick read for each period, which is covered on a two page spread
A superbly presented overview May 8, 2004
The Illustrated History Of The World is an informed and informative chronological summary of world history which will engage the attention and appreciation with readers of all ages. Full-color photographs and illustrations on every page add a splendid visual touch to global eras and nations. Each two-page spread focuses on a specific instance of world history, such as The Renaissance, The Russian Revolution, Colonialism, Decolonization of Africa, etc. with a brief summary, a timeline of key events, and a host of sidebars that offer bite-sized anecdotes and crucial insights to what was going on at the time. The Illustrated History Of The World is a superbly presented overview and enthusiastically recommended for general world history reading lists and library collections.