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The story of mankind

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : Yesterday's Classics, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
ISBN: 9781599152110 1599152118
OCLC Number: 457050812
Notes: Original printed in 1999.
Description: 626 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Setting of the stage --
2. Our earliest ancestors --
3. Prehistoric man --
4. Hieroglyphics --
5. Nile Valley --
6. Story of Egypt --
7. Mesopotamia --
8. Sumerians --
9. Moses --
Phoenicians --
11. Indo-Europeans --
2. Ægean Sea --
13. Greeks --
14. Greek cities --
15. Greek self-government --
16. Greek life --
17. Greek theatre --
18. Persian wars --
19. Athens vs. Sparta --
20. Alexander the Great --
21. Summary --
22. Rome and Carthage --
23. Rise of Rome --
24. Roman Empire --
25. Joshua of Nazareth --
26. Fall of Rome --
27. Rise of the Church --
28. Mohammed --
29. Charlemagne --
30. Norsemen --
31. Feudalism --
32. Chivalry --
33. Pope vs. Emperor --
34. Crusades --
35. Mediaeval city --
36. Mediaeval self-government --
37. Mediaeval world --
38. Mediaeal trade --
39. Renaissance --
40. Age of Expression --
41. Great discoveries --
42. Buddha and Confucius --
43. Reformation --
44. Religious warfare --
45. English revolution --
46. Balance of power --
47. Rise of Russia --
48. Russia vs. Sweden --
49. Rise of Prussia --
50. Mercantile system --
51. American Revolution --
52. French Revolution --
53. Napoleon --
54. Holy alliance --
55. Great reaction --
56. National independence --
57. Age of the Engine --
58. Social revolution --
59. Emancipation --
60. Age of Science --
61. Art --
62. Colonial expansion and war --
63. New world --
64. As it ever shall be --
65. Animated chronology --
66. Concerning the pictures --
67. Historical reading list for children.
Responsibility: by Hendrik van Loon.

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