World History For Dummies


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<b>Discover how the modern world came to be with this easy-to-follow and up-to-date history companion</b> <p>Want to get a taste of the entirety of human history in a single book? With <i>World History For Dummies,</i> you’ll get an overview of the history of, well, everything, from the Neanderthal experience to the latest historical developments of the 21st century. Re-live history from your armchair as you ride into battle alongside Roman generals, prepare Egyptian pharaohs for the afterlife, and learn from the great Greek poets and philosophers. <p>Written in the easy-to-digest style the <i>For Dummies</i> series is famous for, you’ll discover: <ul> <li>How religion, philosophy, and science shaped, and were shaped by, the great figures of history</li> <li>The human consequences of warfare, from historical battles to more modern conflicts from the 20th century</li> <li>What’s influencing events in the 21st century, from climate change to new regimes and economies</li> </ul> <p><i>World History For Dummies</i> is the perfect gift for the lifelong learner who wants to brush up on their world history knowledge. It’s also an indispensable resource for AP World History students looking for a supplemental reference to help them with their studies.