Author(s): DK, Smithsonian Institution,
Date of Publication: 01/08/2019,
Pagination: 208 pages, approx 475 full-colour images,
Imprint: DK Children,
Published By: Dorling Kindersley Ltd,
Book Classification: General knowledge & trivia (Children's / Teenage), Encyclopaedias (Children's / Teenage), Interest age: from c 9 years, History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Join us on a fascinating journey through the ages!
Explore historical events through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations and stunning computer-generated images. A gorgeously illustrated guide to the history of the world, from what everyday life was like in medieval cultures to the ground-breaking, eco-friendly innovations of today.
From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the first flight of the Wright Brothers to World War II and post-colonial Africa, this comprehensive history book brings historical events to life in incredible detail.
World history is charted and celebrated from every angle in this reference book. Perfect for making home learning fun, young readers will get to see what history looked like through spectacular computer-generated images of key people, places, and events. Discover fantastic facts about the history of everything.
Comprehensive and authoritative information on a massive range of topics will inspire young minds to learn more about history. Find out what everyday life was like in Egypt, how inventions such as the printer came about, and understand why the world went to war - twice. Packed with vivid depictions of history, this complete visual reference guide shows you what other encyclopedias only tell you.
Peek inside ancient buildings, meet ferocious samurai warriors, and marvel at elaborate outfits, all through highly detailed CGI images.
A Fascinating Introduction to The World Through Time
Find out fun facts that will amaze you, surprise you, and answer your burning questions about some of history's key events, such as The French Revolution or The Golden Age of Cinema. This book will transport you to the most exciting times of the past, from our earliest ancestors right up to the world we live in today.
Journey back in time with this educational book of the events of the past!
- The Ancient World
- The Medieval World
- The Age of Revolution
- The Age of Exploration
- The Modern World