The Kingfisher World History Atlas: An epic journey through human history from ancient times to the present day (Kingfisher Atlas) (Paperback)
Journey around the globe and explore 12,000 years of human history from ancient times to the present day.
From the hunter-gatherers and pyramid-builders of ancient times, to the space travelers and tech experts of today, The Kingfisher World History Atlas shows the who, what, when, where, and why of the major events of human history.
Delve deep into the world of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome; marvel at the buildings, empires, conquerors, and cultures of medieval times; follow explorers and empire-builders from the Renaissance to the French Revolution; and examine the endlessly changing world of the modern age.
Simon Adams' fascinating text, plus more than 65 beautifully illustrated and detailed maps as well as timelines, photographs, and illustrations, make this an authoritative and accessible guide to the people, places, and events that have shaped our world.
About the Author
Simon Adams worked as an editor of children's reference and other nonfiction books before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and contributed to more than fifty books on subjects as varied as the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars, and the history of jazz. He is the author of Kingfisher Knowledge: Castles & Forts, Kingfisher Knowledge: Life in Ancient Rome, The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World and The Kingfisher Atlas of the Medieval World.