Encyclopedia of World History

Curriculum Overview

You will find the history of the world from the Big Bang to the year 2000, covering the major civilizations, rulers and events. The book paints vivid picture of everyday life over thousands of years and includes:

  • Clear descriptions of historical events
  • Reconstructions of exciting scenes throughout history
  • Fascinating illustrations
  • Over 100 maps
  • 12000-year illustrated timechart

This combined volume includes: Ancient World, Medieval World, Prehistoric World, and The Last 500 Years. The paperback version of this title is 7 1/2 X 9 1/2 in size with slightly smaller text.


Usborne Books

Our Review

This book has been a favorite of my kids for years! The book contains crisp, colorful pages. I purchased the hard cover version and despite almost daily use, the book remains in excellent shape. I fully expect it to last through all of my kids, and quite possibly future grandkids.

For school, we mostly used the book in conjunction with The Story of the World, Volume 1: Ancient Times, but you could easily use this book by itself to create your own free/low cost history curriculum.

Sonlight also uses this book for their level 6 and 7 programs.

FYI: This book does include evolution. I would not consider it religious, but it does cover some religions.

Where to Buy

Available at Amazon.com

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