The Almost Complete History of the World
"Recorded history is rich with events that have changed the course of human experience-events that have rippled through the centuries, and still others that rumble on today. Here in one amazing volume are 75 of the most important historical events of all time, presented in 75 short, fascinating, fully illustrated and entertaining chapters. Divided into 5 historical sections, An Almost Complete History of the World ALMOST contains all the major historical events that you ever need to know. Chapters include the Peloponnesian War, the fall of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the travels of Marco Polo, the arrival of Columbus in the New World, the storming of the Bastille, the Gettysburg Address, D-Day, the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and 65 other incredible historic episodes. The Almost Complete History of the World is the most complete collection of historical events ever captured in one gripping volume, and is a must have for every home."
Joseph Cummins is the author of a number of titles for Pier 9, as well as Anything for a Vote: A History of Dirty Tricks and October Surprises in America's Presidential Elections. He lives in Maplewood, New Jersey. James Inglis is an Australian editor and writer of reviews, interviews and opinion pieces for national and state newspapers and periodicals. Barry Stone is a writer and photographer who has been a long-time contributor to some of Australia's largest daily newspapers.