From the earliest civilizations to the twenty-first century: Andrew Marr's compelling global journey through human history
Acknowledgements - i: Acknowledgements Introduction - ii: Introduction Chapter - 1: Out of the Heat, Towards the Ice Chapter - 2: The Case for War Chapter - 3: The Sword and the Word Chapter - 4: Beyond the Muddy Melting Pot Chapter - 5: The World Blows Open Chapter - 6: Dreams of Freedom Chapter - 7: Capitalism and its Enemies Chapter - 8: 1918-2012: Our Times Section - iii: Notes Section - iv: Bibliography Index - v: Index Acknowledgements - vi: Picture Acknowledgements
Andrew Marr was born in Glasgow in 1959. He studied English at the University of Cambridge and has since enjoyed a long career in political journalism, working for the Scotsman, the Independent, the Daily Express and the Observer. From 2000 to 2005 he was the BBC's Political Editor. He has written and presented TV documentaries on history, science and politics, and presents the weekly Andrew Marr Show on Sunday mornings on BBC1 and Start the Week on Radio 4. He lives in London with his family.