The Illustrated History of the World
From the Big Bang to the Third MilleniumBook - 2004
The Illustrated History of the World invites readers of all ages to explore the main currents of world history, from the Big Bang to the Third Millennium. A comprehensive reference book, it brings great civilizations including Greece, Rome, China and India to life, as well as some of the big names in history, from Alexander the Great to Joan of Arc, and from Michelangelo to Mother Teresa. Stunningly illustrated throughout with over 2,000 color maps, artifacts, graphs and realistic artwork reconstructions of scenes from daily life, it provides a panoramic overview of the people, events, issues and conflicts that have shaped our world.
Publisher: London : Mercury, 2004, c2000.
Edition: New updated edition
Branch Call Number: j 909 ILLUSTRA
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), facsimiles (chiefly col.), col. maps, portraits (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.