The History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

August 17, 2019 - Comment

Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the French Revolution to the Space Race, The History Book

Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the French Revolution to the Space Race, The History Book is a stunning exploration of the human timeline up to and including modern Islam, the world wide web, and the global financial crisis. The History Book tackles big historical ideas with stunning visuals, key quotes, and important themes that are woven throughout world history. Discover events from the assassination of Caesar to World War I and see the people and events come to life with The History Book, perfect for students, adults, or anyone who wants to understand our fascinating past.

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Anonymous says:

Informative for both beginners and experts I love this range of books! They are so informative and presented in an easy-to-dip-into format. I bought this for my father-in-law who is a retired headteacher and did history at uni. He said it was a great refresher and clever how events were catalogued in relation to each other

Anonymous says:

Another excellent publication from DK – Recommended. The publisher DK has earned my trust over many purchases from children’s educational books to cookery etc and this book is another extremely well-laid-out, highly informative yet user-friendly book. As a quality introduction / overview of history it is excellent. As with any book on such a broad topic the secret is in the editing and this book offers a good summary of main historic events without becoming bogged down in excessive detail. As an introduction to history or a basic grounding in…

Anonymous says:

Fantastic book, very accessible and great bite sized descriptions … Fantastic book, very accessible and great bite sized descriptions of key events throughout history. I am no history expert and this book helps really helps me to get my facts in order!

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