Chambers Dictionary of World History (Book published September


Book Details

Publisher  Larousse Kingfisher Chambers
Publication Date   September 1, 2000
ISBN  0550130004
Pages  950

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This new edition of the Dictionary of World History (formerly published under the Larousse imprint), contains within a single volume comprehensive coverage of the key figures and events of world history. Thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent world events, this new edition includes even more information on all aspects of history, and boasts an in-depth focus on the period 1000-2000 AD. Together with hundreds of new entries, the book features over 60 short essays covering themes of particular historical interest, essential history before 1000 AD, and concise coverage of the nations of the world in their historical settings. Key topics presented in clear, concise language. Straightforward, easy-to-use A-Z listing of over 7500 entries. 36 specially commissioned maps supplement the text. Over 40 tables and over 25 family trees list the members of important dynasties and monarchies. Cross-references.

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