The world history book to define all others, A Visual History of the World is a classic
in the making. No other volume offers such a comprehensive and richly illustrated chronicle of world events, from the construction of the Pyramids to the overthrow of
the Taliban. Readers see how momentous happenings, personalities, catastrophes, discoveries, and inventions unfold in a visually stimulating layout. Thousands of paintings, photographs and illustrations depict subjects, atimeline at the bottom of
every page highlights the most important events, names, and dates of the era, and color-coded cross-referencing helps point readers to other applicable sections.
A Visual History of the World is an indispensable, impressive, and extravagantly illustrated reference of social, cultural, and military history in one volume. It is a
must-have for all families, armchair historians, and serious scholars alike.
 

265 x 210 mm / 10.4 x 8.3 inch, 656 pp,
4.000 illustrations, published 2005
rights sold: USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Russia, China, Japan, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Iceland