Millennium: A History of the Last Thousand Years

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Simon & Schuster, 1996 - History - 816 pages
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An Oxford scholar presents a genuine global history that spans ten centuries and combines two vantage points, one a sweeping vision that links times together and the other a smaller, more particular look at the things that made up world events. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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Global history of a millenium writ by a lover steeped in the documents, arts, and archeology of fact. Filled with thought-provoking bon mots. For example, in describing the Islamic resistance to the ... Read full review

MILLENNIUM: A History of the Last Thousand Years

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An erudite and breathtaking, if sometimes vexing, review of how our waning millennium might seem from the perspective of ``some galactic museum of the future.'' An American or European reader of the ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
THE SPRINGS OF INITIATIVE
25
Medieval Eastern
65
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