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The history book / contributors, Reg Grant, consultant editor, Fiona Coward, Thomas Cussans, Joel Levy, Philip Parker, Sally Regan, Philip Wilkinson.

Grant, R. G., editor. (Added Author). DK Publishing, Inc. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur 909 HIS DOR (Text) 34207002025212 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 11/15/2016
Benton County Public Library - Fowler 909 GRA (Text) 34044000896330 ADULT NONFICTION Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver YNF 909 HIS (Text) 34304000833516 YA - Nonfiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 909 HISTORY (Text) 33946003137838 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 909 HIS (Text) 39391006758054 Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 909 HIS (Text) 34330512990137 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
North Madison County Elwood Public Library 909 HIS (Text) 30419101511228 New Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 909 History (Text) 31208912458769 new non-fiction Checked out 11/13/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 1465445102
  • ISBN: 9781465445100
  • Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Big ideas simply explained"--Jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Human origins, 200,000 years ago-3500 BCE -- Ancient civilizations, 6000 BCE-500 CE -- The medieval world, 500-1492 -- The early modern era, 1420-1795 -- Changing societies, 1776-1914 -- The modern world, 1914-present.
Summary, etc.: "The History Book is a fascinating journey through the most significant events in history and the big ideas behind each one, from the dawn of civilization to the lightning-paced culture of today. One hundred crystal-clear articles explore the Law Code of Hammurabi, the Renaissance, the American Revolution, World War II, and much, much more, bringing the events and people of history to life. As part of DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, The History Book uses infographics and images to explain key ideas and themes. Biographies of key leaders, thinkers, and warriors, from Julius Caesar to Barack Obama, offer insight into their lives and further historical insight into these world-changing episodes. The History Book makes the past 4,000 years of history accessible and provides enlightenment on the forces that shaped the world as we know it today, for students and history buffs alike. -- Publisher's description.
Subject: World history > Juvenile literature.
World history.

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