History tells the story of mankind from prehistory to the present day using a unique visual approach, filled with timelines, images of artifacts, photography, graphics, and more. Now in its third edition, this much-loved classic has been revised and updated to bring today's current events into wider context and includes all new material on the global recession, green technologies, and the Internet and social media.
- This fully revised and updated third edition of History includes:
- Inventions, discoveries, and ideas that have shaped world history.
- A comprehensive timeline chronicling the key events of the countries of the world.
- A look at human achievement through artifacts, painting, sculpture, and architecture.
- Eyewitness accounts and biographies of key figures.
- An examination of humankind in context as part of the natural world.
- Key contemporary issues, political developments, changes in leadership, and more.