Pocket Guide to World History
Jane and Peter Jennings
The Pocket Guide to World History is a handy reference tool for time travellers on a journey to the distant past or a quick trip through the last few years. Jet setting tourists and arm chair navigators will find at their fingertips the answers to questions about the advance of politics, philosophy, religion, science, art, literature and music.
Each entry has been carefully crafted to capture the most important facts in the fewest words. Hyperlinks embedded in the text encourage the reader to meander through the book to fill in the details. The latest edition contains almost 10,000 entries and over 20,000 dates.
Now hiebook owners can carry the history of the world with them for instant reference while travelling, at home, or in the classroom. The reference is organized in alphabetical order and highly linked, allowing the reader to browse the book in random order, exploring topics of interest. As a reference book, it is invaluable for looking up dates, names, events and definitions. But once you begin to explore history through the hyperlinks, it is as addictive as browsing the web. Anyone interested in history will spend hours reading this book.
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