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The Penguin history of the world

Roberts, J. M. and Westad, O.A (2013) The Penguin history of the world. 6th ed., Penguin Books Ltd, London, UK. ISBN 9781846144424

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Abstract

This is a completely new and updated edition of J. M. Roberts and Odd Arne Westad's widely acclaimed, landmark bestseller The Penguin History of the World. For generations of readers The Penguin History of the World has been one of the great cultural experiences - the entire story of human endeavour laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain in a single authoritative book. Now, for the first time, it has been completely overhauled for its 6th edition - not just bringing it up to date, but revising it throughout in the light of new research and discoveries, such as the revolution in our understanding of many civilizations in the Ancient World. The closing sections of the book reflect what now seems to be the inexorable rise of Asia and the increasingly troubled situation in the West.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.penguin.co.uk/
Additional Information: © 2013 Penguin Books
Library of Congress subject classification: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Sets: Departments > International History
Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
Research centres and groups > Asia Research Centre
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2012 15:04
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/42411/

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