Download e-book for iPad: Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History by Bloomsbury Publishing

By Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN-10: 1472932943

ISBN-13: 9781472932945

Compiled through the group in the back of Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica is a desirable trip via time, from the root of Rome to the production of the net. alongside the best way are stories of kings and queens, scorching air balloons, comets... and monkeys in space.

Travel via a hundred of the main wonderful years in global heritage and examine why being a Roman Emperor wasn't regularly nearly as good because it sounds, how the Hundred Years' conflict did not really final for a hundred years and why Spencer Perceval holds a slightly unlucky record.

Chronologica is an informative and interesting glimpse into background, superbly illustrated and entire of tremendous evidence. whereas Chronologica tells the tales of well-known humans in heritage equivalent to Thomas Edison and Alexander the good, this books additionally recounts the lives of lesser-known members together with the explorer Mungo Park and sculptor Gutzon Borglum.

This old compendium is bound to entertain readers old and young, and warranted to offer even the largest background buff with anything new!

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