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Selected Reference Books
Encyclopedia of Asian History by
Publication Date: 1905-06-01
This four-volume work features signed articles by scholars which are well-written and informative and aimed toward a non-specialist audience. Most of the articles include short bibliographies of English language works, there are numerous cross-references and illustrations, and there is a synoptic outline and index.
Encyclopedia of Modern Asia
Publication Date: 2002-11-27
This six-volume reference work contains over 2,600 entries written by experts from more than a dozen scholarly disciplines which explore every aspect of modern Asia. The text is supplemented by numerous illustrations, tables and sidebars of mainly primary source materials, maps, topical and regional outlines, and an extensive index.
Timelines of World History by
Publication Date: 2002-11-08
Divided into chronological periods beginning with the origins of humankind, each section features a sequence of timelines which create a vivid picture of what was happening simultaneously across the globe at any given time. The timelines are organized into geographic regions and are illustrated with contemporary images and supported by detailed introductory and map spreads.
World History Atlas by
Publication Date: 2005-03-21
Combines a comprehensive global overview of world history with more detailed overviews of the history of each of the world's regions. Revised and updated to include recent archaeological discoveries and historical events, the World History Atlas is a wide-ranging portrait of world history, combining state-of-the-art cartography with historical information and detailed regional mapping.