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Encyclopedia of World History
by Jeremy Black
FROM THE EARLIEST times, humankind has fought for survival - on both an individual and a global scale. As the centuries passed, these survival skills were developed and eventually turned towards improving and enhancing our quality of life. Curiosity about the world around us and a desire for understanding what seems a mystery trigger inventions within the realms of science ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published August 16th 1999 by Parragon
(first published 1999)
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Oct 17, 2008 Siria rated it liked it · review of another edition
This is a pretty good encyclopaedia to have on hand for kids probably aged 8-12. It covers the most important developments over a wide geographical range in simple English, analysing things thematically but using plenty of maps and illustrations to keep it all interesting.
Professor Jeremy Black MBE (born 30 October 1955) is a British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over 100 books, principally but not exclusively on 18th-century British politics and international relations, and has been described as ...moreMore about Jeremy Black...