History comes alive in this engaging and lavishly illustrated chronicle, which spans world events and people from ancient times to the 21st century. The voices of the great and humble speak to us through songs, documents, edicts, poetry, letters, menus, and even graffiti, revealing each era's conflicts, daily life, arts, science, religion, and enduring influence. Interactive design focuses on the tangible artifacts of history, and magnificent illustrations—including period art, archival photographs, and expertly rendered scenes of long-ago events—bring vivid immediacy and eye appeal to every colorful spread. With its unique emphasis on voices from the past, its competitive price point, and its inviting, innovative design, "Eyewitness to History" is poised to be THE pick for value-minded customers looking for an absorbing take on world history.
About the Author :
Patricia Daniels has contributed to Eyewitness to History: From Ancient Times to the Modern Era as an editor.
Patricia Daniels has written extensively on science and health. Among her publications are "Human Body, Childhood Medical Guide," "Medical Advisor, Caring for Your Parents: The Complete AARP Guide, "and the "National Geographic Encyclopedia of Space,"
Trisha Gura is a molecular biologist and former journalist for the "Chicago Tribune." She earned a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT and Harvard. Today, she is a resident scholar at Brandeis University, a freelance writer, and author of "Lying in Weight: The Hidden Epidemic of Eating Disorders."
Susan Tyler Hitchcock has written
|Title:||Eyewitness to History: From Ancient Times to the Modern Era||Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Author:||Patricia Daniels, Hugh Ambrose, James Reston|
|No. of Pages:||464|
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