A history of the world

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Harper & Row, Dec 1, 1979 - History - 700 pages
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Divided into five major sections--The Foundations of History, The Age of Agriculture, Renaissance and Enlightenment, Industrial Life, and The Political Failure--this comprehensive work covers food, drink, religion, inventions, wars, and more

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User Review  - TheReadingMermaid - LibraryThing

A rather dry piece of text, this book delivers the history of the entire world within 618 pages. Naturally, this text only glides over the major highlights of history and doesn't go into depth on many ... Read full review

Contents

THE BIRTH OF THE WORLD
3
MAN AS A HUNTER
11
THE COMING OF AGRICULTURE
18
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About the author (1979)

HUGH THOMAS is the author of numerous histories, including The Spanish Civil War, for which he won the Somerset Maugham Award, Conquest, and The Slave Trade. His A History of the World won him the Arts Council Prize for History. Made a Lord in 1981, Lord Thomas was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge, and the Sorbonne.

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