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The story of mankind

Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This history of the world for young readers, published in 1921, won the first Newbery Medal for outstanding contribution to children's literature in 1922. Beginning with primitive man, Van Loon sets out to trace the various strands of civilization, from art to agriculture to religion, focusing on the importance of singular events and individuals.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
ISBN: 9781411436442 141143644X
OCLC Number: 805943777
Awards: Newbery Medal
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
Responsibility: Hendrik Van Loon.

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This history of the world for young readers, published in 1921, won the first Newbery Medal for outstanding contribution to children's literature in 1922. Beginning with primitive man, Van Loon sets out to trace the various strands of civilization, from art to agriculture to religion, focusing on the importance of singular events and individuals.

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