The Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Dr Simon Adams


The Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Dr Simon Adams

This paper over board edition combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000BCE and the present day. It covers all major human civilizations, from the ancient world to modern times, and examines the core curriculum themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war and diplomatic relations.


Library Media Connection(starred review) This extensive volume covers an enormous span of history in an organized, easy-to-follow manner. Divided into four major sections: The Ancient World, The Medieval World, Exploration and Empire, and The Modern World, this book is thorough without becoming overwhelming to readers. . . . Overall, thi sis a great addition to the collection for its breadth of topic and ease of use. Highly Recommended. Through the Looking Glass Children's Book ReviewThis beautifully presented and carefully reserached book presents history in a new way that will show young readers that history does not have to be dull and dry. Quite the contrary.

About the Author

Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He worked as an editor of children's reference and other non-fiction books before becoming a full-time writer. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 50 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the Titanic, the two world wars and the history of jazz. Katherine Baxter ( Atlas of the Ancient World ), Kevin Maddison ( Atlas of the Medieval World and Atlas of the Modern World ), and Mark Bergin ( Atlas of Exploration and Empires ).

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181 pages


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Publication date

5th April 2010



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