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10 rivers that shaped the world

Author: Marilee Peters; Kim Rosen
Publisher: Toronto ; New York ; Vancouver : Annick Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Learn how rivers can make civilizations rise or crumble, divide cultures or link them together, and even provide crucial clues to where we came from.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Peters, Marilee, 1968-, author.
10 rivers that shaped the world./
Toronto : Annick Press, 2015.
(CaOONL)20149067526
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilee Peters; Kim Rosen
ISBN: 9781554517381 1554517389 9781554517398 1554517397
OCLC Number: 893309155
Description: 132 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits (some colour) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Awash: a river of bones --
Tigris & Euphrates: twin rivers of civilization --
Nile: the giving river --
Rhine: an international river --
Amazon: a world of water --
Zambezi: exploring the river of freedom --
Thames: the river that built an empire --
Mississippi: river of song --
Ganges: river of faith --
Yangtze: a changing river.
Other Titles: Ten rivers that shaped the world
Responsibility: Marilee Peters ; art by Kim Rosen.

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Navigate the fascinating twists and turns of rivers that have changed history.  Read more...

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