Baker & Taylor Briefly chronicles events in the history of the world from its beginning to 1945
HARPERCOLL From the world's greatest science writer, a history of the world from the Big Bang to 1945, told in irresistible short takes and highlighted by a timeline.
Book News Asimov is nothing if not ambitious but this is a mind-boggler even from him simply a chronological history of the universe (mainly the earth) from 15,000,000,000 years ago (the big bang) to 1945 (the end of WWII). It describes events that occurred all around the globe first evolutionary, then cultural, political, military, social, and technological developments within specific time frames. For reference or browsing. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.