The Concise History Encyclopedia

The Concise History Encyclopedia

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This encyclopaedia contains the whole of world history in a single volume. Global in scope, it examines the events inall parts of the world in any given period, whether it be the kingdoms of West Africa during the Middle Ages or the Mexican Aztec Empire during the European Renaissance. The text is arranged so that all the information should be accessible, key historic events are highlighted, and there are illustrated biographies of important figures, as well as details of their major achievements.
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 166 x 206mm | 958g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs, index
  • 0753406411
  • 9780753406410

Table of contents

Introduction; Chapter 1: The Ancient World 40,000-500BC; Chapter 2: The Classical World 499BC-AD500; Chapter 3: Early Middle Ages 501-1100; Chapter 4: The Middle Ages 1101-1460; Chapter 5: The Renaissance 1461-1600; Chapter 6: Trade and Empire 1601-1707; Chapter 7: Revolution and Independence 1708-1835; Chapter 8: Unification and Colonization 1836-1913; Chapter 9: The World At War 1914-1949; Chapter 10: The Modern World 1950-2000; Index; Acknowledgements
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