History of the World in Photographs - Encyclopaedia Britannica and Getty Images Photos from 1850 to 2007 (2008)
Front Cover Book Details
Encyclopaedia Britannica
Getty Images
Genre Photography
Publication Date 2008
Format Hardcover
Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Extras CD-Rom
The history of the world comes to life in a brand-new way in a groundbreaking visual reference from two trusted leaders in the information industry. This stunning guide is a fact-filled and visual journey like no other through the last 150+ years of world history. Its easy-to-follow format pairs informative and engaging text with thousands of revealing historical photos.

A comprehensive chronology from Encyclop?dia Britannica, the worldwide authority in knowledge and education, includes more than 6,000 time line entries organized into the following categories: Science, Medicine, and Technology; Religion, Philosophy, and Education; History and Politics; Business and Commerce; Daily Life and Society; and The Arts. In addition to the timeline, numerous spotlight articles delve deeper into specific subjects.

The thousands of historical photos in the book are drawn from the incomparable collection of Getty Images. The accompanying CD-ROM includes an additional 20,000 images, online access to gettyimages.com provides links to 2 million additional photos, and clicking on Britannica.com gives 20 million more historical facts
Personal Details
Collection Status In Collection
Index 735
Read It Yes
Product Details
Nr of Pages 559
First Edition No
Rare No