Complete History of the World

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Times Books, 2007 - Historical geography - 416 pages
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From homo erectus to the Cold War, from Alexander the Great to global warming, from warfare through the ages to the great voyages of exploration, this volume has all the answers, the detail and the authoritative text in one single historical source.

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A bit disappointed with this one. The information was good (except for things like "Philip T. Sherman marching on Atlanta), but the organization is very distracting. Instead of actually telling a ... Read full review

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A bit disappointed with this one. The information was good (except for things like "Philip T. Sherman marching on Atlanta), but the organization is very distracting. Instead of actually telling a ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Richard Overy (b. 1947) was educated at Caius College, Cambridge. He taught at Cambridge from 1972 to 1979 at Queens' College, and from 1980 to 2004 at King's College, London, where he was made professor of Modern History in 1994. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (1977), Fellow of the British Academy (2000) and a Fellow of King's College (2003). In 2001 he was awarded the Samuel Elliot Morison Prize of the Society for Military History for his contribution to the history of warfare. In September 2004 he took up appointment as Professor of History at the University of Exeter.

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