About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles. Images Additional images. About this book We encounter physics before we've even left the house in the morning; an alarm clock tracks time, a mirror reflects light waves and our mobile phones rely on satellites held in their orbit by gravity.
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Incas and Aztecs. Empires and kingdoms of Africa. The Renaissance. The Ottoman empire. The voyages of discovery.
The Reformation. The Counter—Reformation. The English Revolution. The Scientific Revolution. The age of empire. The Enlightenment.
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The American Revolution. The French Revolution. The Napoleonic era. The Industrial Revolution. Nationalism in Europe. The expansion of the USA. The American Civil War. The rise of socialism. The First World War. Lenin and Stalin. The shadow of Fascism. The Great Depression. The Second World War: Europe. The Holocaust. The Cold War. The end of empire. The Vietnam War. The Arab—Israeli conflict. The fall of communism. The resurgence of China. World History: 50 Events You Really Need to Know People often complain that in history lessons at school they were taught just a few topics - the Romans, the Tudors, the Nazis - and how they have no idea at all about what happened in between.
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The beginnings of agriculture Chapter 2. The first cities Chapter 3. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Further information: Historical method. Main article: Marx's theory of history.
Main article: Periodization. Main article: Military history. Main article: History of religions. Main article: Social history. Main article: Cultural history. Main article: Diplomatic history. Main articles: Economic history and Business history. Main article: Environmental history. Main article: World history. See also: History of the world and Universal history. Main article: People's history. Main articles: Intellectual history and History of ideas. Main article: Gender history. Main article: Public history. For a more comprehensive list, see List of historians.
See also: Ash heap of history. Main article: Pseudohistory.
Main articles: Outline of history and Glossary of history. History portal. The Handbook of Historical Linguistics. Blackwell Publishing published 30 December Retrieved 21 January Archived from the original on 1 February Evans History in Focus, Issue 2: What is History? University of London. Retrieved 10 November The Pursuit of History 4th ed. Pearson Education Limited. Stearns; Peters Seixas; Sam Wineburg, eds.
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