The New Penguin History of the World
By (author) J. M. Roberts
New Penguin History of the World by J. M. Roberts
Book DescriptionOne of the most extraordinary history bestsellers on the "Penguin" list, John Roberts' book has now been updated by Odd Arne Westad to make sure it keeps its amazing appeal to a new generation of readers. 'A stupendous achievement...the unrivalled World History for our day. It extends over all ages and all continents. It covers the forgotten experiences of ordinary people as well as chronicling the acts of those in power. It is unbelievably accurate in its facts and almost incontestable in its judgements' - A. J. P. Taylor, "Observer".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780141030425
(198mm x 129mm x 54mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author J. M. Roberts
Europe 1880-1945, Hardback (February 2015)
Suitable for 19th and 20th century Europe/modern Europe undergraduate courses.This well-established and immensely successful book provides a standard introduction to the subject by one of Britain's most popular historians. Social, economic and social history are skillfully integrated within a framework of political narrative history.
Penguin History of the World, Paperback (January 2014)
Tells the story of human endeavour that laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain. This book reflects what now seems to be the inexorable rise of Asia and the increasingly troubled situation in the West.
Penguin History of the Twentieth Century, Paperback (August 2000)
Despite a terrible two-stage 'European civil war' and the traumatic rise and fall of communism, wealth has increased dramatically alongside a four-fold leap in population, and women's lives have been transformed. This title offers an overview of a turbulent century that explores both dramatic events and the trends.
French Revolution, Paperback (October 1997)» View all books by J. M. Roberts
In this book John Roberts studies the puzzling nature of what came to be called the French Revolution, with its Janus-like aspect, looking to past and future at the same time. This new edition takes into account the recent discoveries in regional and local revolutionary history, and includes a thoroughly updated bibliography.
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Author Biography - J. M. Roberts
J. M. Roberts was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton and Master of Merton College, Oxford. He died in May 2003. Odd Arne Westad is Professor in International History at the LSE.
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