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The story of mankind

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
Publisher: Lexington, KY : [publisher not identified], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
ISBN: 9781470189983 1470189984
OCLC Number: 799892740
Awards: Newbery Award Winner.
Description: 258 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword --
The setting of the stage --
Our earliest ancestors --
Prehistoric man --
Hieroglyphics --
The Nile Valley --
The story of Egypt --
Mesopotamia --
The Sumerians --
Moses --
The Phoenicians --
The Indo-Europeans --The Aegean Sea --
The Greeks --
The Greek cities --
Greek self-government --
Greek life --
The Greek theatre --
The persian wars --
Athens vs. Sparta --
Alexander the Great --
Rome and Carthage --
The rise of Rome --
The Roman empire --
Joshua of Nazareth --
The fall of Rome --
Rise of the church --
Mohammed --
Charlemagne --
The Norsemen --
Feudalism --
Chivalry --
Pope vs. Emperor --
The Crusades --
The Mediaeval city --
Mediaeval self-government --The Mediaeval world --
Mediaeval trade --
The Renaissance --
The age of expression --
The great discoveries --
Buddha and Confucius --
The Reformation --
Religious warfare --
The English revolution --
The Balance of power --
The rise of Russia --
Russia vs. Sweden --
The rise of Prussia --
The mercantile system --
The American Revolution --
The French Revolution --
Napoleon --
The Holy alliance --
The Great reaction --
National independence --
The age of the engine --
The social revolution --
Emancipation --
The age of science --
Art --
Colonial expansion and war --
A new world --
As it ever shall be --
An historical reading list for children.
Responsibility: Henrik Willem Van Loon.

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