9780142003596

The New Penguin History of the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142003596

  • ISBN10:

    014200359X

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2003
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA
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Summary

From Neolithic man and the early beginnings of civilizations to the modern age of computer technology and beyond, The New Penguin History of the Worldoffers a magisterial sweep through time and history. Truly global and comprehensive, it succeeds in conveying the staggering diversity of the human experience through the ages and across the vast range of climates and conditions. This is the one book for anyone interested in the grandeur of history's march. "There is nothing better of its kind" (Sunday Telegraph).

Table of Contents

Before history - beginnings
The first civilizations
The classical Mediterranean
The age of diverging traditions
The making of the European age
The great acceleration
The end of the Europeans' world
The latest age
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