The New Penguin History of the World
One of the most extraordinary history bestsellers on the Penguin list, John Roberts's book has now been updated by Odd Arne Westad to make sure it keeps its amazing appeal to a new generation of readers. 'A stupendous achievement ... the unrivalled World History for our day. It extends over all ages and all continents. It covers the forgotten experiences of ordinary people as well as chronicling the acts of those in power. It is unbelievably accurate in its facts and almost incontestable in its judgements' A. J. P. Taylor, Observer
- Paperback | 1264 pages
- 130 x 200 x 58mm | 861.82g
- 01 Jan 2008
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 5th ed.
"A stupendous achievement . . . Unrivalled world history for our day . . . it is unbelievable in its facts and almost incontestable in its judgements." -A. J. P. Taylor, "The Observer" (London)
About J. M. Roberts
J. M. Roberts was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton and Master of Merton College, Oxford. He died in May 2003. Odd Arne Westad is Professor in International History at the LSE.
"A stupendous achievement . . . Unrivalled world history for our day . . . it is unbelievable in its facts and almost incontestable in its judgements."§-A. J. P. Taylor, The Observer (London)