ISBN 9780143331582,The Puffin History of the World - Volume 2

The Puffin History of the World - Volume 2



Penguin Books India

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780143331582

ISBN-10 0143331582


Number of Pages 432 Pages
Language (English)

Knowledge and Learning

From the world wars to the French revolution, the emergence of the Internet to the decoding of the genome, Roshen Dalal traces the progress of human civilization across the centuries.

Find answers to how the slave trade came about and how industrialization happened. Follow the rise and fall of great empires such as the Ottomans and the Mughals, the breakdown of communism in China and the destruction and rejuvenation of Japan post nuclear attacks. Discover how new countries shaped their boundaries and great art and literature flourished.

Beginning at 1500, this sequel volume packs in interesting stories and quotes, portraits of colorful personalities, fun trivia as well as numerous maps and illustrations that bring global history alive