The "Times" Compact History of the World

ISBN 13: 9780007109272

The "Times" Compact History of the World

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Now in its 3rd edition, this book is a comprehensive small-format single-volume historical atlas. The new edition sees a larger page-format and the inclusion of photographs for the first time to accompany the more than 140 maps. From the emergence of the first modern humans to the Kosovo crisis and the challenges of a new millennium, "The Times Compact History of the World" covers the whole spectrum of human development through an integrated approach of concise yet accessible text, informative mapping, and illustrations.

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Geoffrey Parker is Andreas Dorpalen Professor of History at the Ohio State University. He was born in Nottingham in 1943, and has also taught at St Andrews University, the University of Illinois and at Yale. He has published widely on the social, political and military history of early modern Europe. His books include The Military Revolution (1988); The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road (1567-1659); Philip II (1978); The Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare (1995); and The Grand Strategy of Philip II) 1998 which won the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize from the Society of Military History. In 1984 Professor Parker became a Fellow of the British Academy, and in 1992 the King of Spain made him a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic in recognition of his work on Spanish history.

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