Timelines of World History
Packed with illustrations and fascinating facts, this book tells the story of the events that shaped our world. From the origins of the first humans to the political turmoil of the 21st century, ‘Timelines of World History’ brings the key milestones of world history vividly to life, explaining each of them through contemporary artworks, photographs, documents, maps, and artefacts.
A stunning visual celebration of the world’s key historical events, key moments, defining eras and outstanding people who have helped shape history like never before.
If you could travel back in time, where would you go first? Who would you most want to meet? What pivotal moment in history would you most like to experience? This awe-inspiring history book may be able to help you answer those questions and more!
Introducing Timelines of World History – a visual and informative celebration of the most exciting and influential moments in history and a look back at some of the most pivotal moments and people who have defined history over the years. From the origins of the first humans to the political turmoil of the 21st century, this all-encompassing history book brings the key milestones of world history vividly to life, explaining each of them through contemporary artworks, photographs, documents, maps, and artefacts.
So prepare to dive deep into the pages of past, which promises:
-Explains events visually, showing what happened through striking, image-led timelines
-Paintings, photographs, maps, and artefacts to tell the story of key historical milestones
-Feature spreads showcase key turning points in history within wider social and historical context
-Accessible approach to key events in world history – laid out episode by episode
Illustrated with striking image-led timelines, this historical encyclopaedia is a wonderful way to explore and understand the diversity of world history, from prehistoric times to the present day. With each page jam-packed with riveting facts and iconic artefacts, Timelines of World History brings together the best bits of history and defining eras to recreate the entire history of the world. A must-have volume for history enthusiasts who want to see the past come to life, including students of history and politics, as well as a gift or self-purchase for those seeking an inspiring window into history, this all-encompassing history fact-book truly does have something for everyone to love.
DK is ready to take you on an inspiring journey into the past and beyond. Are you coming with us?