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Author Daniels, Patricia, 1955-

Title National Geographic almanac of world history / Patricia S. Daniels and Stephen G. Hyslop ; foreword by Douglas Brinkley
Published Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2003]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  909 Dan/Nga  2003  AVAILABLE
Description 384 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Foreword -- About this book -- Milestones -- Major eras: Ancient world: Prehistory-500 B.C -- Classical world: 550 B.C.-A.D. 700 -- Age of faith 500-1150 -- Crusades to Columbus: 960-1644 -- Colonizing new worlds: 1455-1857 -- Age of Imperialism: 1750-1917 -- Global conflict: 1900-1945 -- Toward a new millennium: 1945-present -- At a glance -- Appendix -- Recommended reading -- Index -- Illustrations credits
Summary With authoritative and enlightening essays and detailed maps, charts, and time lines, National Geographic Almanac of World History encapsulates in one volume all of the important people and events that have changed the world. In chronological chapters, this amazing almanac reveals the fascinating story of the growth and change of society, from the Neanderthals to the nuclear age. Culled from the extensive National Geographic archives, Almanac of World History includes more than 220 maps, photographs, and illustrations to enhance readers' understanding of history
Analysis Weltgeschichte
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civilization, Ancient.
Civilization, Medieval.
Civilization, Modern.
World history.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Author Hyslop, Stephen G. (Stephen Garrison), 1950-
LC no. 2003054140
ISBN 0792250923 hardcover
Other Titles Almanac of world history
Almanac of world history