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A Brief History of Mankind: 150,000 Years of Human History (Brief History Of...)

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From the Stone Age to the Space Age—an entertaining journey through our own story that asks not just how we got here, but also, where are we going? In this thrilling introduction to the big ideas in history combining the latest research in history and archaeology, Aydon tells the story of our species from our origin in Africa to the development of technology, detailing the rise of nations and empires, and the evolution of culture from cave painting to the Internet. Packed with fascinating facts and insights, the book also looks to the future and asks if the crisis of climate change is one challenge too far for humans.

About the Author

Cyril Aydon is a full-time writer. His previous works include A Brief Guide to Charles Darwin and Scientific Curiosities. He lives in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762436194
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Subject:
General
Author:
Aydon, Cyril
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Civilization -- History.
Subject:
Human beings -- History.
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Brief History Of...
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.25 in 12 oz

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