Modern World History [Facts on File]

Modern World History covers the important civilizations and cultures of world history from prehistoric times through the modern era. Topical entries, biographies, maps, primary source documents, and timelinesall extensively hyperlinkedprovide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, and events that have defined world history. Content is organized and fully searchable by topic, era, and activity, as well as by the National Standards for World History. Web links direct users to some of the webs best educational sites. (Source: Facts on File)