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The cartoon history of the modern world

Author: Larry Gonick
Publisher: New York : Collins, ©2007-©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A master cartoonist picks up his award-winning Cartoon History of the Universe series in this complete story of the world.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Nonfiction comics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gonick
ISBN: 9780060760045 0060760044 9780060760083 0060760087
OCLC Number: 70883239
Notes: Vol. 2 published: New York : Harper.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution --
pt. 2. From the Bastille to Baghdad.
Responsibility: Larry Gonick.
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"Full of facts and wisdom, horror and humor....Gonick's one-two punch of pictures and words isn't just a gimmick; it makes it much easier to remember the facts of history. If we really wanted kids Read more...

 
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