The age of diverging traditions -- v. The making of the European age -- v. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Includes illustrations, feature boxes, time charts, and maps. Celadon is a term for pottery denoting both wares glazed in the jade green celadon color, also known as greenware the term specialists now tend to use and a type of transparent glaze, often with small cracks, that was first used on greenware, but later used on other porcelains. In addition, more than 200 maps and artworks in full color underscore important events. Now completely revised and updated, each volume of this comprehensive reference work traces the tumultuous story of humankind from prehistory to the end of the 20th century.
Essays on the culture of ancient China. Our books are carefully described and packaged in boxes not envelopes. Description: 192 pages : chiefly color illustrations, maps ; 30 cm. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. The Age of Diverging Traditions V. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Bookseller: , Washington, United States Oxford University Press, 2002. At the opposite extreme of the timescale--the modern world at the threshold of the 21st century--the distinguished author has amended the existing text and added new chapters to reflect all the complex adjustments in the balance of politics and power since the first edition was published in 1976. Dust jacket has scuff marks to front and back cover, wear to top and bottom of back cover, two small discoloration spot marks to back cover, creasing to top end of jacket spine, clip to top corner of front flap, wear to top of back flap. Authoritative, brilliantly written, and superbly illustrated, this outstanding and popular work of scholarship makes the whole sweep of history vivid and accessible as never before. Roberts's bestselling History of the World.
Its distillation of topics makes it valuable for younger readers, from the fifth grade through high school, and for this group it would be valuable both as a reference set and as circulating volumes. Prehistory and the first civilizations -- v. These topics are covered with little detail, however. Contains 301 pages, frontispiece reproduced illustration in black and white of Terror Bequeathed Cartoon by Yet Chian-yu from the magazine War time Cartoons, photograph illustrations in black and white in between pages, 2 two page spread maps in black and white. The European empires -- v.
Series index A ten-volume narrative history of the world, examining the events, movements, determining facts, and circumstances that have shaped most human lives, from the origins of humankind through the new global era. Illustrated with 294 full color plates. Roberts's bestselling History of the World. Rome and the classical West -- v. Each volume also contains a double-page, illustrated chronology of major events, plus a bibliography and detailed index.
Over 2,000 photographs in color and black-and-white present a unique visual panoply of the march of history. . The Far East and a new Europe -- v. It is notable for its many time lines, charts, maps, drawings, illustrations, and photographs, which complement the text and bring it to life. But the Chinese, while eagerly accepting Western technical advice, clung steadfastly to their own religious and cultural traditions. In the year 1900, an unprecedented co-operation occurred between the eight major military powers of the world.
Authoritative, brilliantly written, and superbly illustrated, this outstanding and popular work of scholarship makes the whole sweep of history vivid and accessible as never before. The dimension is 6 x 9. Roberts' revisions to the ancient history portion of the text, made specifically for this edition, ensure that the latest findings of archaeology and anthropology are taken into account. There is no cumulative index. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Книга, написанная коллективом специалистов-китаеведов, состоит из очерков, посвященных различным сторонам духовной и материальной культуры старого Китая: истории, философии, фольклору, литературе, искусству, ремеслам, науке.
In addition, more than 200 maps and artworks in full color underscore important events. Contents: Ancient India -- Ancient China -- The other worlds of the ancient past -- The end of the old world -- The roots of one world -- The Greeks -- Greek civilization -- The Hellenistic world. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Revised edition of: An illustrated world history Includes indexes v. The European empires -- v.
The Circles of Ethnohistory: Balkans, Caucasus, Ukraine, Near East, Iran and Afghanistan, Central Asia, India and Pakistan, The High borderlands. Each volume has its own index and contents list, in addition to a series contents page telling the time periods and events covered in each volume. The Illustrated History of the World is a new, lavishly illustrated edition of J. Roberts's bestselling History of the World. Paperback has curling to front and back cover, dog ear to top corner of pages 252,253, and photograph illustrations pages 1 2 and 3 in between pages, curling to top corner of front end paper and interior pages, dirt stain to top outer edge pages.