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What's the big idea? : 2,400,000 years of inventions

Author: David Stewart
Publisher: Brighton : Book House, 2005.
Series: Brain power.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Stewart
ISBN: 9781904642565 190464256X 1904642551 9781904642558
OCLC Number: 60961493
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Early people : 2,400,000 to 8000 B.C. --
The first cities : 11,000 to 2000 B.C. --
The ancient world : 3000 to 230 B.C. --
The ancient Greeks : 285 to 150 B.C. --
The Romans : 73 B.C. to AD 476 --
The Dark Ages : AD 300 to 950 --
The early Middle Ages : 1066 to 1286 --
Castles at war : 1300 to 1364 --
Feudal society : 1295 to 1400 --
The Renaissance : 1415 to 1565 --
New horizons : 1492 to 1590 --
Particles and planets : 1572 to 1661 --
Building big machines : 1665 to 1752 --
New steam power : 1755 to 1792 --
The electric revolution : 1799 to 1824 --
Trains and tracks : 1819 to 1840 --
Factories and tools : 1833 to 1859 --
Bright lights, big cities : 1852 to 1879 --
New communications : 1876 to 1891 --
Learning to fly : 1893 to 1901 --
Mass production : 1901 to 1912 --
The broadcasting age : 1912 to 1926 --
Sophisticated weapons : 1923 to 1946 --
Global superpowers : 1941 to 1958 --
The race for space : 1960 to 1969 --
Modern technology : 1970 to 1979 --
The final frontier : 1980 to 1987 --
Living in a cyberworld : 1990 to 1999 --
The new millennium : 2000 to ?
Series Title: Brain power.
Responsibility: David Stewart.

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