Chronologica: The Incredible Years That Defined History by Bloomsbury Publishing PDF

By Bloomsbury Publishing

Compiled by means of the workforce at the back of Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica is a desirable trip via time, from the root of Rome to the construction of the web. alongside the way in which are stories of kings and queens, scorching air balloons, comets... and monkeys in space.

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

Chronologica is an informative and enjoyable glimpse into heritage, fantastically illustrated and entire of great proof. whereas Chronologica tells the tales of recognized humans in background reminiscent of Thomas Edison and Alexander the good, this books additionally recounts the lives of lesser-known contributors together with the explorer Mungo Park and sculptor Gutzon Borglum.

This old compendium is sure to entertain readers old and young, and assured to offer even the most important historical past buff with anything new!

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