DK World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age

Author(s): Philip Parker; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff


A truly global view of history covering over 350 of the world's most important turning points. Presented in a beautiful slipcase, this is an essential gift for every history buff.

World History is the most accessible guide to the history of human civilisation, covering the Neanderthals, the Assyrian Empire, Chinese dynasties, Vikings, World War I, apartheid, the rise of ISIS, and everything in-between. This remarkable book offers the most up-to-date coverage of global history, up to and including the Arab Spring, global terror, Russia and Ukraine, and the rise of populism in the EU.

Historical moments and movements from across the globe are brought to life with contemporary photography, iconic maps, and stunning paintings. Follow humanity's journey and discover all the key thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions that shaped the modern world.


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Philip Parker is an historian specializing in the classical and medieval world, with a particular interest in ancient and medieval political and military systems.

General Fields

  • : 9780241289327
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
  • : September 2017
  • : 233mm X 195mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Philip Parker; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
  • : Hardback
  • : 917
  • : English
  • : 909
  • : 416