The world history book to define all others, this visual encyclopedia of world events is a classic in the making—and a favorite of history buffs everywhere. No other volume offers such a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle, from the construction of the Pyramids to the overthrow of the Taliban.
Readers see how momentous happenings, personalities, catastrophes, discoveries, and inventions unfold in a visually stimulating layout. Four eight-page gatefolds bring to life major events of world history and thousands of paintings, photographs and illustrations depict subjects ranging from the Roman Empire to the Reformation, World War II, to the war in Afghanistan.
Hardcover: 656 pages
Publisher: National Geographic; 51468th edition edition
Author; National geographic