Kingfisher Atlas Of World Hist
"This exciting atlas presents a fascinating picture of people and events through the ages. Featuring beautifully illustrated maps and packed with information about nations, empires, religions, and social changes, it is the perfect pictorial guide to the world's human civilizations"--P. (4) of cover.
Simon Adams was born in Bristol and studied at London and Bristol universities. He worked as an editor of children's reference and other non-fiction books before becoming a full-time writer. Since then, he has written and contributed to more than 50 books on subjects as varied as American history, the sinking of the "Titanic," the two world wars and the history of jazz. Katherine Baxter ("Atlas of the Ancient World"), Kevin Maddison ("Atlas of the Medieval World "and "Atlas of the Modern World"), and Mark Bergin ("Atlas of Exploration and Empires").