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Cassell's chronology of world history : dates, events and ideas that made history /

Main Author: Williams, Hywel, 1953-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2005
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260 |a London :  |b Weidenfeld & Nicolson,  |c 2005. 
300 |a xii, 767 p. ;  |c 25 cm. 
500 |a Includes index. 
505 0 |a The ancient and medieval worlds 135,000 BP-1449 -- The roots of civilization: river-valley civilizations of Mesopotamia, the Indus and the Nile -- India and Hinduism: the invention of a country -- The classical world: Polis and republic in Greece and Rome -- Bureaucracy and intelligence: the rise of China -- The rise of Islam: an Arab revolution -- Castle and cathedral: Europe's middle ages and the idea of a Christian civilization -- The early modern world 1450-1799 -- Europe's drama: renaissance and reformation -- Turkic power: the Ottoman challenge to the west -- Colonial collisions: the European push into Asia, the Americas and Africa -- The sense of the new: the enlightenment and the French Revolution -- The nineteenth-century world 1800-1899 -- Nationalism and capitalism: the dynamic order of the 19th century -- Hierarchies in collision: China and Japan in the 19th century -- An American civilization: unity, power and race in the new world -- The modern world 1900-2004 -- A continent divided: Europe from Armageddon to reconstruction, 1914-89 -- Old empires and new beginnings: decolonization and the fall of Europe -- American hegemony: the victories, dilemmas and fears of a 21st-century colossus -- Towards one world. 
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650 0 |a Chronology, Historical. 
650 0 |a World history. 
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