This illustrated encyclopedia explores every aspect of human history from the growth of farming, work and trade through science, crafts and technology to the importance of art, culture and entertainment.
Consultant editor Dr John Haywood is an honorary research Fellow at Lancaster University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Great Britain. He has contributed to and written many history books. Charlotte Hurdman has contributed to a number of acclaimed books on history. Fiona MacDonald has contributed to many books, including a book on keeping clean, which won the Times Educational Supplement's Senior Information Book award of the year. Philip Steele has written many non-fiction books for children of all ages. Richard Tames is the author of over 100 books for children.