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1000 Events That Shaped the World

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1000 Events That Shaped the World

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1000 Events That Shaped the World

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Take an epic journey through time and discover humankind's most important turning points.

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Hardcover, 416 pages, October 2007

From prehistory to present times, certain events have challenged our beliefs, changed the way we live, or left an indelible mark on our world. Consider the invention of the wheel, the signing of the Magna Carta, the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, or the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Now National Geographic chronicles the best and worst milestones of human history in a magnificent, one-of-a-kind resource: 1000 Events That Shaped the World.

Vivid narratives, period photos, intriguing art, artifacts, maps, and time lines bring the full saga to life—revealing the lasting impact of these pivotal events and the startling connection between seemingly unrelated incidents. Each event in this groundbreaking compendium was selected for its huge effect on humanity, as well as its interest value. Some events you'll recognize, others are less familiar. But you'll learn how all, for better or worse, profoundly affected the world we know today.

Compelling introductions by noted historian set the stage for each era's milestones. Sidebars, feature boxes, and firsthand accounts provide fresh insight and let you share events from new perspectives. Both and authoritative reference and a fascinating read, 1000 Events That Shaped the World will delight and inform your entire family for years to come.

Dimensions (in inches): 9 1/8 x 10 7/8.

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