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The History of the World, but not as you know it. A new type of history is here – all 13.8 billion years of it, exploded into a visually jaw-dro… Read More
The History of the World, but not as you know it. A new type of history is here – all 13.8 billion years of it, exploded into a visually jaw-dropping feast of facts, trends and timelines that tell you everything you’d ever want to know about the history of the world. From the primordial soup to the technological revolution of the 21st century, interesting stuff has been going on; and ever since prehistoric man scratched the first tally markings into a damp cave wall, we’ve been counting and measuring it all. Which historic warriors conquered the most territory, killed the most people, or had the largest empire? When did everything evolve? Which languages are related to which? What’s been invented and when? Where are we being born, and what are we dying of? Which countries are eating all the food, causing all the pollution and taking all the drugs? A story of civilisation and barbarism, of war and peace, this is history done in a new way – a beautifully designed collection of the most insightful and revealing trends that tell us what the human race has been up to, and where we’re heading. Read Less
Published:
The Infographic History of the World
by Valentina D’Efilippo & James Ball
Edited by Craig Adams
HarperCollins, June 2013
 
An introduction...
 
The Infographic Cover of the Book
The cover is an infographic of the book content. The front cover shows roughly how many years each of the book’s four sections cover, while the back shows how many pages of the book are devoted to each. 
 
Book Cover
Front Cover
Back Cover Detail
The Evolution of the Mankind
 
Openinig Spreads
The Visual Index of the Book
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