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Oct 03, 2017
| ISBN 9781465462404
Dec 17, 2019
| 772 Minutes
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Oct 03, 2017 | ISBN 9781465462404
Dec 17, 2019 | ISBN 9780744024241
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.
A truly global view of history covering over 350 of the world’s most important turning points. This is an essential audiobook for every history buff.
World History is the most accessible guide to the history of human civilization, covering the Neanderthals, the Assyrian Empire, Chinese dynasties, Vikings, World War I, apartheid, the rise of ISIS, and everything in-between. This remarkable audiobook offers the most up-to-date coverage of global history, up to and including the Arab Spring, global terror, Russia and Ukraine, and the rise of populism in the EU.
Historical moments and movements from across the globe are brought to life.. Follow humanity’s journey and discover all the key thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that shaped the modern world.
Joan Walker has narrated over one hundred and fifty audiobooks, as well as appearing in over 500 plays on BBC radio. Joan has won awards for her voiceover work, including the Golden Earphones from AudioFile USA plus the American Library Journal Best Audio of 2016, narrated an array of documentaries, created voices for animations and video games and is the voice of audio guides in some of the greatest art galleries and museums in the world.
© 2017 Philip Parker © 2019 DK Audio
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… More about Philip Parker
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