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



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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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