Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 May 2013

1280 Pages | 90 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199936762

Bookseller Code (02)

The History of the World

Sixth Edition

J. M. Roberts and O. A. Westad

  • This is a classic, world-renowned copyright, years in the making; its stature as an authoritative and engaging synthesis has endured
  • Westad has full revised the text and brought it up to date, to include the developments of the last decade

New to this Edition:

  • Revised to incorporate the remarkable gains in archeological and anthropological knowledge of early human life on earth made over the past decade
  • Extended treatment of India and China
  • Addition of new knowledge on major migration
  • Revised discussion of Central Eurasia, early Islam and of the late Byzantine empire
  • Extended treatment of the history of science, technology and economic issues
  • Additions to the presentation of the social and cultural roles of women and young people

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