World History For Dummies
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The history of the world isn’t easily condensed, but the timeline here does a good job of hitting the high notes and most significant events of roughly 4,000 years from the beginnings of Hinduism to the freeing of Nelson Mandela.


After Columbus sailed and Constantinople fell, Europeans continued to search out trading routes and thinkers and doers around the globe made history in their various ways.


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Peter Haugen is an experienced journalist, publisher, and author. He has written several history titles and appeared in publications like History Magazine and Psychology Today.

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