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Greek Gazette By Fergus Fleming

Greek Gazette by Paul Dowswell

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

This is a history book disguised as a tabloid newspaper. The text is filled with tabloid-style spreads, facsimile artwork, diagrams and photographs and it should be an enjoyable way for children to learn about history.

Greek Gazette Summary

Greek Gazette by Paul Dowswell

Usborne's newspaper history books present facts about various periods in history through the use of a fictional tabloid newspaper. The Greek Gazette depicts in lurid detail the trials, terrors, tribulations and triumphs of the ancient Greeks.

Table of Contents

Part 1 News pages: Bronze Age 2900-1100 BC - "cock and bull" says Cretan king; Dark Ages 1100-800 BC - oh no, the Dorians are here; Archaic period 800-500 BC - Sparta talks tough; the Classical Age 500-323 BC - Marathon man in drop-dead dash, why we don't like the Persians, King Phil's Macedonian mash-up, Gordians in knot fiasco; the Hellenistic period 323-30 BC - quadruple royal murder sensation, Corinth crushed in Roman rampage. Part 2 Features: the oracle speaks - hot news, live from Delphi; thinking - philosophy watch; arts - what's new in pots and buildings; entertainment - top tips for holiday reading; health - meet Hippocrates, the doc from Kos; style - chins, tunics, cloaks and girdles; democracy - what your vote means in today's Ancient Greece; small ads; sport - Greece in games dispute.

Additional information

GOR001376288
Greek Gazette by Paul Dowswell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Usborne Publishing Ltd
1997-03-04
32
0746027559
9780746027554
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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