Millennium: A History of the Last Thousand Years

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Scribner, 1995 - History - 816 pages
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Boldly conceived and dazzlingly executed, this breathtaking work offers a unique retrospective on the last 1,000 years of world history. Epoch-making as well as epoch marking, Millennium is history on a grand scale--big but fluent, solid but exciting, scholarly and demanding but enormously entertaining. 400 illustrations & photos.

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Surveying the last 1000 years of human history, Fernandez-Armesto (Columbus, LJ 10/15/91) deals with Islamic countries, China, Africa, and South America, as well as Western civilization and the recent ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
11
THE SPRINGS OF INITIATIVE
25
MEDIEVAL EASTERN
65
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Felipe Fernandez-Armesto is currently the William P. Reynolds Professor of History at Notre Dame University, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Global History. Fernandez-Armesto is also a member of the history faculty at Queen Mary College, University of London. The author, coauthor, or editor of more than twenty-five books, Fernandez-Armesto's work has been translated into twenty-two languages. His books include Before Columbus; The Times Illustrated History of Europe; Columbus; Millennium: A History of the Last Thousand Years (the subject of a ten-part series on CNN); Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature; Near a Thousand Tables; The Americas; Ideas That Changed the World; Humankind: A Brief History; The Times Atlas of World Exploration; Reformations; Truth; and The Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe.

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