A World History

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - History - 574 pages
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Global in scope, William McNeill's widely acclaimed one-volume history emphasizes the four Old World civilizations of the Middle East, India, China, and Europe, paying particular attention to their interaction across time as well as the impact on historical scholarship in light of the most recent archaeological discoveries. The engaging and informative narrative touches on all aspects of civilization, including geography, communication, and technological and artistic developments, and provides extensive coverage of the modern era. This new edition includes a thoroughly updated bibliographic essay and a new discussion of the most significant events in world history and civilization since 1976.

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User Review  - Aren Yazmaciyan - Goodreads

a very good summary of historic events explained in chronological sequence. Read full review

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User Review  - Lakesta - Goodreads

Awesomely done. You can read this like fiction. It's engrossing. Read full review

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William H. McNeill is at University of Chicago.

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