The No-nonsense Guide to World History

The No-nonsense Guide to World History

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Random House, Inc.
When it comes to world history, battles in tiny corners of Europe and the love affairs of kings often obscure the big picture.The No-Nonsense Guide to World History integrates concisely the conventional narratives of dynastic politics and wars with the stories of the continents and communities, the great civilizations of Asia, Africa and Latin America, and the history of women, that are often missing from standard history texts.

Baker & Taylor
This guide integrates concisely the conventional narratives of history with the stories of the continents and communities of Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Norton Pub
When it comes to world history, battles in tiny corners of Europe and the love affairs of kings often obscure the big picture. The No-Nonsense Guide to World History integrates concisely the conventional narratives of dynastic politics and wars with the stories of the continents and communities, the great civilizations of Asia, Africa and Latin America, and the history of women, that are often missing from standard history texts.

Publisher: Oxford : New Internationalist Publications ; London : in association with Verso, 2001
Description: 144 p. : maps ; 18 cm
ISBN: 9781859843550
1859843557
Branch Call Number: 909 Bra

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Nov 14, 2013

In plain language highly readable history of the world that respects the non-European part of the world. This is not flag waving American history. The broad sweep of world history tells how the strong crushed the weak.

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