History the Really Interesting Bits

History the Really Interesting Bits

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A history of great world events in easy-to-follow picture stories, this book conveys the relationship between political and social events. It provides summaries of historical events and each spread deals with a major event or era, from its origins to its impact on subsequent history.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 266 x 350 x 10mm | 621.42g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 500 colour illustrations
  • 0751356190
  • 9780751356199

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This approach to history is a largely pictorial look at thirteen 'great events that changed the world'. Included in these are the Great Pyramid; the Roman Empire; the Fall of the Aztecs; the Mughul Dynasty; Revolutions in America, France and Russia, and the two World Wars. The text is in the form of extended captions, but the minutely detailed pictures convey the drama in panoramic style. (9+) (Kirkus UK)show more

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