||Chronicle Encyclopedia of History
|| (Win95/98/2000/XP) (Paper Sleeve) (ENCHISTPJ)
Does not work
on Vista or Windows 7.
Relive Four Million Years
It's all here for history lovers of every age to witness
four million mind-dazzling years of world history. Fly through a virtual window
on a voyage into a 3D past, where 15,000 on-the-spot stories, hours of music
and quotes, films, animations, artworks, and themed overviews, bring the past
into your present world.
Four million years of dynasties and disasters, travesties
and triumphs, heroism and hedonism - the complete history of humankind. Travel
through time, from the earliest records of humankind, through ancient
civilizations, to enter great dynasties and cultural renaissances. Take voyages
of discovery to the New World, and experience the trials and tribulations of
your forebears. Witness the revolutions and republics, industries and empires,
and the global conflicts that have shaped your modern world.
Chronicle Online. A built-in link takes you to the
Chronicle Online site on the World Wide Web. Test your history skills in our
monthly quiz to win prizes, or test your wits against a friend. Alternatively,
access the Chronicle's reports of the latest news as it happens.
Search Screen. Powerful and precise search tools speed
you straight to the information you're looking for, making this an ideal
research and reference tool.
The News Review Panel enables you to pass swiftly from
screen to screen, browsing the highlights in history.
News Screens. Era by era, decade by decade, year by
year, and month by month, read through history as it happens.
News in Brief. Moment-by-moment updates of world
history as it happens.
Current Affairs. Select any point in time and check out
the latest current affairs.
Biographies. Includes profiles of 100 of history's most
influential players: philosophers and philanthropists; emperors and pharaohs;
heroes and villains...
Video Screens. Films and animations locate events and
bring history to life.
History in the Making. An in-depth analysis of the
major religions and revolutions, dynasties and civilizations that have
influenced the course of history.
Timelines. 14 sophisticated timelines locate key events
through four million years in a geographic and chronological at-a-glance
The 3D Voyager. Travel through four million years of
world history in a 3D interactive environment, packed with multimedia features,
animated maps, sound clips, videos, photographs, and beautiful artworks.
Music & Quotes. Listen to classical compositions
and archive accounts of great historic events.
Windows 95, 486DX/33MHz, 12MB RAM, 640x480 pixels 256 colors
(16-bit colors preferred), double speed CD-ROM drive, 41MB available space on
hard drive, 8-bit sound card, loudspeakers or headphones, mouse.
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