With over 5,500 years to choose from, and a whole world of events, you can be sure there is no shortage of intriguing history to explore.
From the first empires and civilizations, through the Ancient world of the Middle East and Africa; the Parthian Empire; the Golden Age of India; the ancient dynasties of China; the founding of Rome and the Roman republic; Peruvian cultures; The Middle Ages; the Byzantine Empire; Mayan culture; the Crusades; the rise of the Ottoman Empire; the Renaissance - this far-reaching book will test the knowledge of any history lover and provide the ultimate challenge for even the most knowledgeable historian.
With questions ranging through multiple choice, truth or fiction, maps and pictures, you will find there is always something new to learn about the world.
From two World Wars to astonishing scientific progress and social upheaval, the twentieth century saw unprecedented change. In this concise history of a century like no other, authors Nicola Chalton and Meredith MacArdle guide us through a hundred years that transformed the way we live.
Covering everything from the fall of empire to the Digital Revolution, this is a chance to take a step back and understand the full spectrum of world history in the last century, and to discover how it shaped the modern world we know today.
With information broken down into easily digestible chunks, this is the perfect way to swot up on your world history and discover just how the world as we know it came to be.
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