How did the world become what it is today? How and when were the countries formed? Where did people come from? How did art, Technology, science, Language and Literature begin? In The Puffin History of the World- Volume 1, Roshen Dalal traces the origin of human beings and the different aspects of their development and growth, right from the big bang and the origin of the universe, up to CE 1500. Well-researched and comprehensive, this book speaks of great civilizations and empires, epics, myths and legends, religions old and new, wars and conquests, clothes, food and lifestyle, trade, travel and adventure and much more. It packs in exciting trivia, numerous maps and illustrations that provide a breathtaking overview of global history. Ideal for students and young readers, this amazing reference guide helps to bring the past to life like never before.
About the Author
Roshen Dalal is the author of Religions of India: A concise Guide to Nine Major Faiths, Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide, The Illustrated Timeline History of the World and the best-selling two volumes Puffin History of India. She has an MA and PhD in Ancient Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked on various research projects, taught at school and university level and written numerous articles and book reviews.