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If the world were a village By David Smith

If the world were a village by David Smith

Condition - Very Good
$19.49
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Summary

Aiming to provoke thought and elicit questions, this book explains facts about the world's population simply. Instead of unimaginable billions, it presents the whole world as a village of just 100 people. We find out that 22 speak a Chinese dialect and that 17 can't read or write.

If the world were a village Summary

If the world were a village by David Smith

This is the new paperback edition of a beautiful and unique book, which explains facts about the world's population in a simple and fascinating way. Instead of unimaginable billions, it presents the whole world as a village of just 100 people. We soon find out that 22 speak a Chinese dialect and that 17 cannot read or write. We also discover the people's religions, their education, their standard of living, and much much more...This book provokes thought and elicits questions. It cannot fail to inspire children's interest in world geography, citizenship and different customs and cultures, whether they read it at home or at school.

If the world were a village Reviews

'every school should have a copy.' Global Dimension (August 2009) 'Original, brilliant and sometimes heart rending.' Books for Keeps (September 2011)

About David Smith

David J Smith is an award-winning author and an educational consultant who lectures all over the world about 'global understanding'. He has been featured in BBC interviews online and in newsmagazines.

Additional information

GOR001422387
If the world were a village by David Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2004-01-30
32
0713668806
9780713668803
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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