Travel back in time with the latest instalment in the bestselling Big Ideas series. The History Book charts world history from the dawn of civilisation to the modern culture we live in today. From the origins of homo-sapiens to the release of Nelson Mandela, from the French Revolution to the Space Race, The History Book is a stunning exploration of the human timeline up to and including modern Islam, the world wide web, and the global financial crisis.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. With striking insights, intriguing historical detail and human stories all brought to life by exciting, moving and vivid bite-size dramas, this fascinating series takes us from hunter-gatherers in Africa to the early settlers in Mesopotamia, from the wonders of Egypt to Ancient Rome, and from the French Revolution to the Digital Revolution.
From the origins of Homo sapiens to the 21st century, this dynamic visual encyclopaedia of world events tells the surprising and inspiring history of the world. Exploring world history and featuring historical figures that have shaped our past and present, this newly updated third edition includes key contemporary issues, political developments, changes in leadership, and more.