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A History of the World

From Prehistory to the 21st Century

Jeremy Black

9781789506501
256 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

Criss-crossing the globe from the prehistoric era to the modern day, Professor Jeremy Black takes you on a whirlwind tour of our past, leaving no stone unturned as he brings to life the fascinating history of civilization.

Mankind has accomplished remarkable feats - building great cities, creating beautiful art forms and developing new modes of communication. At the same time, warfare discrimination and poverty reveal the darker side of human nature. This incredible illustrated volume covers all of the above, from the birth of agriculture to the two world wars, delving into the vast range of human experience over the millennia.

A History of the World forms an essential reference guide for modern-day amateur historians, providing a perfect foothold into this sprawling history.

Author Bio
Jeremy Black is one of the leading historians in Britain today. He is Professor of History at the University of Exeter and over his career he has written more than 100 books. His writing has covered 18th-century British, European and American history, international relations, the role of the press and the nature of warfare amongst other subjects. Many of his books have become staples of university courses across the United Kingdom.