World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age (Hardcover)

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Description


Take a trip through the defining moments of our global story and see the thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that have shaped the world. 

Presented in a beautiful slipcase, World History is an essential guide for anyone who loves history or wants to broaden their knowledge. This accessible book covers over 350 of the world’s most important turning points, from our earliest human ancestors of prehistory to political events of the modern world. 

Follow detailed maps showing the continuous movement of humans across the Earth, and examine fascinating paintings illustrating the events and individuals that took them there. Beautiful photography throughout the book will carry you back in time to see the people and places of the stories – along with stunning artifacts from every historical period.

From magnificent buildings like the Colosseum to magnificent words like “I have a dream!”, this guide brings history’s most significant events to life for every reader to discover and enjoy.


About the Author


Philip Parker is a historian specializing in the classical and medieval world. He is the author of World History (Eyewitness Companions), The Empire Stops Here: A Journey Along the Frontiers of the Roman Empire, The Northmen’s Fury: A History of the Viking World, and general editor of The Great Routes: A History of Cargoes and Commerce over Land and Sea. He was a contributor to DK’s History Year by Year and History of the World in 1,000 Objects. He previously worked as a diplomat and a publisher of historical atlases.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781465462404
ISBN-10: 1465462406
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English