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History of Civilization in 50 Disasters (Hardcover) (Gale Eaton)

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The History in 50 series explores history by telling thematically linked stories. Each book includes 50 illustrated narrative accounts of people and events—some well-known, others often overlooked—that, together, build a rich connect the-dots mosaic and challenge conventional assumptions about how history unfolds. Fall 2015 will also include A History of Travel in 50 Vehicles. Future titles include A History of Medicine in 50 Discoveries, A History of American Culture in 50 Innovators, A History of the Universe in 50 Milestones, A History of Sports in 50 Athletes, and A History of Progress in 50 Hoaxes.Notable Features • Dedicated to the premise that history is the greatest story ever told.• Includes a mix of “greatest hits” with quirky, surprising, provocative accounts.• Challenges readers to think and engage.• Includes a glossary of technical terms; sources by chapter; teaching resources as jumping-off points for student research; and endnotes.
Number of Pages: 223
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Disasters, History
Series Title: History in 50
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Gale Eaton
Language: English
Street Date: October 23, 2015
TCIN: 50342739
UPC: 9780884483830
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-0586
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