Times Complete History of the World

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9780007714346: Times Complete History of the World

A brand-new edition of the most comprehensive world history available, The Times Complete History of the World has been fully updated, and together with the addition of new material, remains truly the ultimate work of historical reference. From Homo erectus to the Cold War, from Alexander the Great to Global Warming, from Warfare through the Ages to the great Voyages of Exploration, The Times Complete History of the World is the book which has all the answers, the detail and the authoritative text tn one breathtaking single historical source. With over 400 full-colour maps on a wide range of historical subjects and the work of a team of professional historians, this new edition continues a tradition of quarter of a century of excellence, style, authority and cutting-edge design. For the first time this edition is internet-linked, permitting further in-depth exploration of key subjects. With additional materialon the United States and Canada, on Central Asia, Korea, China and Southeast Asia, together with new spreads on thematic subjects such as Warfare in the Modern Age, State Tyranny and Migration, this new edition, edited by leading modern historian Professor Richard Overy, is broad-ranging and more visually enticing than ever.

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The ultimate work of historical reference From cavemen to the Cold War, from Alexander the Great to global warming, from warfare through the ages to the great voyages of exploration, The Times Complete History of the World is the book that has all the answers, the detail and the authoritative text in one breathtaking single historical source. With over 600 full-colour maps and charts on a wide range of historical subjects and representing the work of a team of professional historians, this new edition continues a tradition of nearly thirty years of excellence, style, authority and cutting-edge design. This edition is internet-linked, permitting further in-depth exploration of key subjects. With fully up-to-date text, including material on Iraq and Afghanistan, terrorism, Israel and the EU, this book, edited by leading modern historian Professor Richard Overy, is broad-ranging and more visually enticing than ever.

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Richard Overy (b. 1947) was educated at Caius College, Cambridge. He taught at Cambridge from 1972 to 1979 at Queens' College, and from 1980 to 2004 at King's College, London, where he was made professor of Modern History in 1994. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (1977), Fellow of the British Academy (2000) and a Fellow of King's College (2003). In 2001 he was awarded the Samuel Elliot Morison Prize of the Society for Military History for his contribution to the history of warfare. In September 2004 he took up appointment as Professor of History at the University of Exeter.

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