History

History

The Definitive Visual Guide : From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day

Book - 2007
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Homo sapiens have remained the same species, largely unchanged in genetic makeup and anatomy since the Cro-Magnon era. By contrast, the cultural, social, and technological changes since then have been nothing less than extraordinary. Telling our story, from prehistory to the present day, DK's History is a thought-provoking journey, revealing the common threads and forces that have shaped human history.

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Inventions, discoveries, and ideas that have shaped world history A look at human achievement through artifacts, painting, sculpture, and architecture An examination of humankind in context as part of the natural world Eyewitness accounts and biographies of key figures A comprehensive timeline chronicling the key events of the countries of the world
Publisher: New York, NY : DK Pub., 2007.
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9780756631192
075663119X
Branch Call Number: 909 HIS
Characteristics: 612 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Hart-Davis, Adam

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Brief summary on important historical events.

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