Key thinkers, theories, discoveries, and concepts each explained on a single page!
Instant History pulls together pivotal moments from history into one concise volume. Each page contains a distinct “cheat sheet,” which tells you the most important facts in bite-size chunks, so you can feel like an expert in minutes! From second-wave feminism to Stalinism, the invention of the car to the Battle of the Somme, and the Russian Revolution to the Industrial Revolution, every key event, character, or turning point is expressed in succinct and lively text and graphics. Perfect for the knowledge-hungry and time-poor, this collection of graphics-led lessons makes history interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know—and more!—packed into one convenient volume.
Sandra Lawrence is a journalist and author currently residing in London, UK. She has written for publications including the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, Guardian, The Times, Britain, and Londonist.com. She is London columnist for British Heritage magazine and on the Q&A panel for History Revealed. Her books include history, mythology, and folklore.