This wide-ranging and informative encyclodpedia contains entries on all aspects of history. Coverage includes biographies of key figures in world history, separate entiries for every country in the world (summarising key historical events), and subject entiries on religous and political movements, international organizations, and important battles and places.
Ranging form prehistory right up to the present day, the encyclopedia is broad in scope, yet provides detailed coverage of key topics. Entries on recent history include biographies for key figures such as George W. Bush, Tony Blair, and Pope Benedict XVI, and coverage of recent major events and their after-effects, such as the Orange Revolution and the 2004 tsunami.
Encyclopedia in scope and concise in style, this easy-to-use guide provides an excellent overview of world history, both for students and the general reader.
|Author||Wright, Edmund (editor)|
|Title||The Desk Encyclopedia Of World History|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Published Date||2000, 2006|
|Published Place||United States|