From the hunter-gatherers and pyramid-builders of ancient time, to the space travellers and tech experts of today, the Kingfisher Atlas of World History shows the who, what, where, where and why of the major events of human history. Delve deep into the world of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; marvel at buildings, empires, conquerors and cultures of medieval times; follow explorers and empire-builders from the Renaissance to the French Revolution; and examine the endlessly changing world of the modern age.