This title lets you follow the development of human civilization around the world, in 1500 illustrations. You can journey through time, from pre-history to the modern world, in this engrossing children's encyclopedia. You can discover how humans populated the world, how food was grown, and how communities were formed; how weapons were invented and developed, and how art, and architecture, government and society evolved. It features over 1500 photographs and artworks that provide a highly visual approach to the subject, and 80 fact boxes provide extra insights and highlight links with the present. It is an informative and accessible book for home or school use for 8- to 12-year olds. It is written by professional historians who have between them published over 50 history books for children. This book takes the reader through time, showing the reality of what it was like to live in the past. In a lively and accessible visual style it investigates human existence from prehistoric times to life in the modern world. In its pages you can discover how civilization developed across the globe, how great cities were built and destroyed, wars lost and won, and new religions born.Learn too how important discoveries in science and medicine increased our lifespan, and changed our lives over the centuries.
Publisher: Anness Publishing
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 1433 g
Dimensions: 220 x 168 x 35 mm
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