Philip's Atlas of World History

by Patrick O'Brien

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Book Description

There could be no more opportune time than the start of the third millennium AD to produce an entirely new atlas of world history. Not only does this symbolic (if arbitrary) moment provoke a mood of public retrospection, but the pace of global change itself demands a greater awareness of "whole world" history.

More than 20 years have passed since a major new atlas of this kind was published in the English language. In that period there has been an explosion of new research into the histories of regions outside Europe and North America, and a growing awareness of how parochial our traditional approach to history has been. In this changed environment, the demand for an un-biased overview of world history has steadily grown in schools and colleges, and among the general reading public.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Philip's Atlas of World History ebook for free in PDF format (59.8 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
The Ancient World
12
Chapter 2
The Medieval World
58
Chapter 3
The Early Modern World
112
Chapter 4
The Age of Revolutions
160
Chapter 5
20<sup>th</sup> Century and Beyond
212

Book Details

Publisher
Philip's
Published
2005
Pages
312
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9780681031890
ISBN10
0681031891
ISBN13 Digital
9780540088676
ISBN10 Digital
0540088676
PDF Size
59.8 MB
License
CC BY

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