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ThePuffin History Of The World (Vol. 2)

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Roshen Dalal was born in Mussoorie, and lived in various places in India, including Hyderabad, Mu... Read More

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Roshen Dalal was born in Mussoorie, and lived in various places in India, including Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi, before settling in Dehradun, where she now resides along with several rescued cats and a dog. She has an MA and a PhD in ancient Indian history from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has taught both at school and university level, and has been involved in research in the fields of history, religion, philosophy and education. She is the author of the bestselling two-volume Puffin History of India; The Puffin History of the World, also in two volumes; India at 70: Snapshots since Independence; The Religions of India: A Concise Guide to Nine Major Faiths; Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide; The Vedas: An Introduction to Hinduism's Sacred Texts and The Compact Timeline History of the World. Apart from books, she has written numerous articles and book reviews. Having been an editor for many years, she is now a full-time writer and is currently working on a book on the Upanishads.

From the world wars to the French revolution, the emergence of the Internet to the decoding of the genome, Roshen Dalal traces the progress of human civilization across the centuries.

Find answers to how the slave trade came about and how industrialization happened. Follow the rise and fall of great empires such as the Ottomans and the Mughals, the breakdown of communism in China and the destruction and rejuvenation of Japan post nuclear attacks. Discover how new countries shaped their boundaries and great art and literature flourished.

Beginning at 1500, this sequel volume packs in interesting stories and quotes, portraits of colourful personalities, fun trivia as well as numerous maps and illustrations that bring global history alive.

Product Details

Title: ThePuffin History Of The World (Vol. 2)
Author: Roshen Dalal
SKU: BK0032858
EAN: 9780143331582
Language: English
Binding: Paperback

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