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 colourful 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.
|Publication date:||19th October 2010|
|Publisher:||National Geographic Society|
|Categories:||General & world history,|
PATRICIA S. DANIELS, a freelance writer and editor, has contributed to many books, including the bestselling Almanac of World History and The Encyclopedia of Space for National Geographic.More About Patricia Daniels