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The story of mankind

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon; John M Merriman
Publisher: New York : Liveright, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Liveright pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Winner of the first John Newbery Medal in 1921, here is van Loon's renowned classic record of historic adventure, updated for the 21st century.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hendrik Willem Van Loon; John M Merriman
ISBN: 0871401754 9780871401755 9780758756169 075875616X
OCLC Number: 45442278
Notes: Includes index.
Contains over 170 illustrations.
Contains an illustrated chronology, (p. 657-662).
"Newbery medal book."
Description: xxix, 674 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Setting the stage --
Our earliest ancestors --
Prehistoric man --
Hieroglyphs --
Nile Valley --
Story of Egypt --
Mesopotamia --
Sumerians --
Moses --
Phœnicians --
Indo-Europeans --
Ægean Sea --
Greeks --
Greek cities --
Greek self-government --
Greek life --
Greek theatre --
Persian wars --
Athens vs. Sparta --
Alexander the Great --
Summary --
Rome and Carthage --
Rise of Rome --
Roman Empire --
Joshua of Nazareth --
Fall of Rome --
Rise of the Church --
Mohammed --
Charlemagne --
Norsemen --
Feudalism --
Chivalry --
Pope vs. Emperor --
Crusades --
Mediæval city --
Mediæval self-government --
Mediæval world --
Mediæval trade --
Renaissance --
Age of Expression --
Great discoveries --
Buddha and Confucius --
Reformation --
Religious warfare --
English revolution --
Balance of power --
Rise of Russia --
Russia vs. Sweden --
Rise of Prussia --
Mercantile system --
American Revolution --
French Revolution --
Napoleon --
Holy alliance --
Great reaction --
National independence --
Age of the Engine --
Social revolution --
Emancipation --
Age of Science --
Art --
Colonial expansion and war --
New world --
As it ever shall be --
After seven years --
United States comes of age --
"Axis" partners --
Isolationism and appeasement --
Atlantic Charter --
Global War --
United Nations --
Turbulent peace --
Old order gives way --
Spaceship Earth --
75 Earth as a global village --
Entering the High-tech Age --
New Millennium.
Responsibility: by Hendrik Willem van Loon ; updated by John Merriman.
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Beginning with the origins of human life and sweeping forward to illuminate all of history, this work enlivens the characters and events of every age.  Read more...

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