Written by an expert team of academics, scientists and history writers More than 700 photographs and illustrations bringing to life the events that shaped the world as we know it today Will appeal to anyone with an interest in culture, history and world events.
About the Author
Peter Furtado has been the editor of History Today magazine since 1998. He holds degrees in history and art history from Oxford University and has edited many reference works on world history, including the Atlas of World History which was "wholly admirable...a great achievement" (Daily Telegraph). He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.