DK History of the World Map by Map
DK History of the World Map by Map

History of the World Map by Map



Publication Date: September 5, 2023

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A uniquely illustrated guide to the history of our world.

Witness our incredible human story unfold – from the very first people in Africa to the collapse of Communism and beyond – exquisitely charted map by map.

Come on a journey through global history, told in 130 specially made maps that each offer a window on a key event. Step into the action and follow Ghengis Khan sweeping through China, Napoleon conquering Europe, and two world wars raging across the globe. See empires rise and fall – from the Egyptians and the Aztecs to the British Empire and the Soviet Union.

History of the World Map by Map also explains how elements of civilization, such as writing, printing, and toolmaking, came into being and spread from one country to another. It tells of the rise of the world's great religions and of human endeavor such as the voyages of early explorers. It charts stories of adversity such as the abolition of slavery and shows how people have always migrated for a better life, from the very first humans moving across Africa, to millions of 19th-century Europeans crossing the Atlantic in search of the American dream.

Endorsed by renowned broadcaster and historian Peter Snow, this is an unmissable visual guide to ancient, medieval, and modern history in all corners of the world.

Series Overview: The Map by Map series uses specially commissioned maps on which to lay out the story of historic events, from the emergence of civilizations to localized battles.

About the Author

(Foreword writer) Peter Snow MBE is a journalist, author, and broadcaster. He was ITN's Diplomatic and Defence Correspondent 1966–79 and presented Newsnight 1980–97. In 2004, Peter and his son Dan presented the BAFTA-winning Battlefield Britain for BBC2, and the series Twentieth Century Battlefields. Together they wrote two books to accompany the series, and the book Treasures of British History (2015). Peter’s own books include To War with Wellington (2010) and When Britain Burned the White House (2013)

Format: Hardcover

Length: 448 pages

Publisher: DK

Publication Date: September 5, 2023

ISBN: 9780744084962

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