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Charts the developments of the war from a global perspective using illustrated timelines, detailed maps, and personal accounts. Key episodes are set clearly in the wider context of the conflict, in-depth profiles look at the key generals and political leaders, and full-color photo galleries showcase the weapons, inventions, and new technologies that altered the course of history.
A complete overview of the war, including the rise of Hitler and the Nazi party, fascism, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, and the D-Day landings. Expanded with an all-new guide to battlefield and memorial sites to honor the 70th anniversary of the end of the war, World War II: The Definitive Visual History covers key military figures, pivotal battles, political profiles, and strategies. Gallery spreads feature collections of uniforms, weapons, and other equipment. Maps, timelines, and side panels offer an inviting variety of entry point to the huge wealth of information.
From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo, to the Mayan Dresden codex, History of the World in 1,000 Objects provides a completely fresh perspective on the history of the world. Packed with timelines and maps that make it easy to compare how people lived at different times and in different parts of the world.
How did the lowly potato plant feed the poor across Europe and then cause the deaths of millions? How did the rubber plant enable industrialization? Here is the story of how sometimes the greatest leaps also posed the greatest threats to human advancement.
Spanning more than 400 years, this classic bottom-up history examines the legacy of Indigenous peoples' resistance, resilience, and steadfast fight against imperialism. Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming the country's national identity.
Fourteen unforgettable true stories of children hidden away during World War II. These riveting first-person accounts add a new layer to our understanding of the Holocaust. They help create a wider portrait of what it meant to be Jewish in Europe during World War II. And they leave us with an unforgettable sense of what it took to survive.
A dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the history of Canada. Initiated in 1959, the DBC is a collaboration between the University of Toronto and Laval University.