100 Events That Changed the World
- Category History
- Format Paperack
- Imprint Rupa
- Price 195
- ISBN: 978-81-291-4176-7
- Pages: 240 pages
- Date: June 2016
ABOUT THIS BOOK
100 Events That Changed the World unveils human triumph and the history behind it. The book looks at the various inventions and catastrophes, wars and treaties, momentous discoveries and cultural landmarks that altered the way we live today. All these events are remembered as powerful symbols of their times and still reverberate around the world.
Beginning with the assassination of Julius Caesar on 15 March 44 BC, the book presents every historical (and contemporary) incident of note, such as the fall of Constantinople on 29 May 1453 and the partition of India on 15 August 1947, all the way to the destruction of New York’s twin towers on 11 September 2001 and the Paris attacks on 13 November 2015, for today’s news is tomorrow’s history.
A gripping way of unfolding the prolific events of world history through exciting, fascinating and thought-provoking milestones that changed the world—with an absorbing account of the last 1000 years—100 Events That Changed the World is a one-of-a-kind chronicle of world history.