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National Geographic Ultimate Visual History of the World: The Story of Humankind From Prehistory to Modern Times Hardcover – October 19, 2021 by Jean-Pierre Isbouts

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[656  pages]

PUB: October 19, 2021

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Author: Isbouts Jean-Pierre

Package Dimensions: 0x0x454

Number Of Pages: 656

Release Date: 19-10-2021

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Follow the fascinating threads of human history in this monumental volume, amply illustrated with maps, archival imagery, and revealing photographs.

History comes to life in this comprehensive overview of humankind, from earliest times to the present day. Each page is filled with stunning visuals and thought-provoking text that make this book an instant classic. From the Babylonian Empire to the Persian Gulf War, from the Xia and Shang Dynasties of Bronze Age China to the new space race, from Egyptian hieroglyphics to the digital age―here, in vivid color and crisp narrative, is the sweeping story of the history of civilization.

Every chapter includes:

Notable dates
Salient quotations from the time
Explanatory maps
Fascinating sidebar stories
Photographs of artifacts & landscapes
Art works depicting dramatic scenes

Visually driven, rich and far-reaching yet friendly and browsable, with iconic National Geographic maps, illustrations, and images enhancing the pages, this new book is a history-lover’s dream.

You can complete your collection of recent National Geographic history books with
National Geographic History at a Glance and
More Bad Days in History by Michael Farquhar — and you will treasure earlier National Geographic titles by this author, including
The Biblical World,
In the Footsteps of Jesus, and
Archaeology of the Bible.

About the Author

Jean-Pierre Isbouts is a scholar of humanities and history and a professor at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California. He has published widely on the origins of human civilization, including two bestsellers:
The Biblical World and
In the Footsteps of Jesus, both published by National Geographic. He is an occasional blogger at medium.com/@jpisbouts. An award-winning filmmaker, Dr. Isbouts has also produced TV programs including
The Search for the Last Supper (PBS, 2019). Born in the Netherlands, he lives in Santa Monica, California. Website: jpisbouts.org.

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