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By Bloomsbury Publishing

Compiled by means of the workforce in the back of Whitaker's Almanack, Chronologica is a desirable trip via time, from the basis of Rome to the construction of the web. alongside the way in which are stories of kings and queens, sizzling air balloons, comets... and monkeys in space.

Travel via a hundred of the main fabulous years in international background and research why being a Roman Emperor wasn't continuously pretty much as good because it sounds, how the Hundred Years' battle did not truly final for a hundred years and why Spencer Perceval holds a slightly unlucky record.

Chronologica is an informative and enjoyable glimpse into historical past, fantastically illustrated and whole of excellent evidence. whereas Chronologica tells the tales of recognized humans in historical past reminiscent of Thomas Edison and Alexander the nice, this books additionally recounts the lives of lesser-known participants together with the explorer Mungo Park and sculptor Gutzon Borglum.

This historic compendium is bound to entertain readers old and young, and warranted to give even the largest heritage buff with whatever new!

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