1001: Days That Shaped Our World by Peter Furtado

1001: Days That Shaped Our World by Peter Furtado

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Although in a way, history is being made every day, some stand out in the memory or learning more than others. These are the days that had the most impact on the people who witnessed them and the greatest consequences for society in the months and years to follow. This work helps you see the days when history was made.

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This remarkable book presents enthralling accounts of 1001 life-changing events that have taken place around the world since the Big Bang. From the foundation of Rome on 21 April 753bce to the execution of Saddam Hussein on 30 December 2006, and from the Battle of Marathon on 21 September 490 bce to the accord in Northern Ireland in 2007, 1001 Days That Shaped Our World tells the history of the world through extraordinary moments, decisive encounters, memorable incidents, and natural disasters. Compiled by historian, Peter Furtado, and written by an international team of historians, journalists, and scientists, the book features a detailed and informative account of every event, together with an assessment of the longer term physical, cultural, social or economic impact. Evocative paintings and dramatic photographs complement the incisive text to make this book the one essential guide you'll need to understand just why the world is what it is today.

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SKU GOR002089474
Title 1001: Days That Shaped Our World
Author By (author) Peter Furtado
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 960
ISBN 10 1844036154
ISBN 13 9781844036158
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This remarkable book presents enthralling accounts of 1001 life-changing events that have taken place around the world since the Big Bang. From the foundation of Rome on 21 April 753bce to the execution of Saddam Hussein on 30 December 2006, and from the Battle of Marathon on 21 September 490 bce to the accord in Northern Ireland in 2007, 1001 Days That Shaped Our World tells the history of the world through extraordinary moments, decisive encounters, memorable incidents, and natural disasters. Compiled by historian, Peter Furtado, and written by an international team of historians, journalists, and scientists, the book features a detailed and informative account of every event, together with an assessment of the longer term physical, cultural, social or economic impact. Evocative paintings and dramatic photographs complement the incisive text to make this book the one essential guide you'll need to understand just why the world is what it is today.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002089474
Title 1001: Days That Shaped Our World
Author By (author) Peter Furtado
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 960
ISBN 10 1844036154
ISBN 13 9781844036158
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No