Synopses & Reviews
This second volume of The Penguin Atlas of World History covers events from the French Revolution to the present day. Numerous maps help clarify a detailed chronological summary of the main events of the period throughout the world. This volume has now been updated to include such recent events as the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. By working from a global viewpoint, the authors achieve an invaluable perspective on world developments.