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A short history of the world

Author: Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Adam Larkum
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2018. ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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From hunter-gatherers in the Ice Age to technological innovators in modern times, this book provides a short introduction to the world's history. Lively text introduces historical concepts such as civilisation, empires, revolutions, religion and democracy, while bite-size narrative accounts describe the people and events that have shaped our world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Brocklehurst; Henry Brook; Adam Larkum
ISBN: 9781409550228 1409550222 9780794540180 079454018X
OCLC Number: 1026418545
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: Primary school age.
Description: 159 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: The ancient world : from the Ice Age --
The medieval world : From the 450s --
The early modern world : from the 1450s --
The modern world : from the 1750s..
Responsibility: Ruth Brocklehurst & Henry Brook ; illustrated by Adam Larkum ; designed by Alice Reese & Hayley Wells ; edited by Jane Chisholm & Anne Millard.

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From hunter-gatherers in the Ice Age to technological innovators in modern times, this book provides a short introduction to the world's history. Lively text introduces historical concepts such as civilisation, empires, revolutions, religion and democracy, while bite-size narrative accounts describe the people and events that have shaped our world.

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