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Children's Concise History Encyclopedia By Neil Grant

Children's Concise History Encyclopedia
by Neil Grant

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Divided into ten sections, this encyclopedia of history covers the whole of the historical world in easy to follow spreads, with 60 self-contained topics plus detailed, realistic illustrations. Each section concludes with a page of references and a glossary.
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Children's Concise History Encyclopedia by Neil Grant

Divided into ten sections, this encyclopedia of history covers the whole of the historical world in easy to follow spread, with 60 self-contained topics plus detailed, realistic illustrations. Each section concludes with a page of references and a glossary with sections looking at subjects such as ancient times, the medieval west, the Industrial Revolution, the age of destruction and the rise and fall of empires.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 Ancient times: hunters; farmers; cities and craftsmen; Mesopotamia; Ancient Egypt; Crete and Mycenae; China and India. Part 2 The classical age: the Greeks; Alexandra the Great; the Roman Republic; the people of Israel; the Roman Empire. Part 3 Medieval civilizations: China; the Mongols; Japan; India; the Americans; Africa. Part 4 The Medieval west: the Franks; the English; the Vikings; the Norman age; the church; the Byzantine empire; Muslim conquests; the Crusades; the later Middle Ages. Part 5 The birth of modern Europe: the Renaissance; discovery; Reformation; religious wars. Part 6 The age of absolutism: France under Louis XIV; Safavid Persia; the Ottoman Empire; Mughal India; Manchu China; Tokugawa Japan; the Rise of Russia. Part 7 Political revolution: North American colonies; the Spanish Empire; trade, colonies and war; Africa and the slave trade; Australia and New Zealand American Independence; the French Revolution; Napoleon. Part 8 The Industrial Revolution: machines and factories; industrial cities; railway age; American civil war; nationalims; western powers; European empires. Part 9 The age of destruction: World War 1; the Russian Revolution: Depression; New Dictators; World War II. Part 10 The electronic age: rise and fall of empires; United Nations; Third World; oil and the Middle East; communications; a new view of the earth; end of the Cold War.

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GOR007228111
Children's Concise History Encyclopedia by Neil Grant
Neil Grant
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Egmont UK Ltd
1993-04-30
160
0749808438
9780749808433
N/A
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