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Human world : a visual compendium of wonders from human history

Author: A J Wood; Mike Jolley; Andrés Lozano
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018. ©2018
Series: Curiositree.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Go on your very own learning adventure by exploring 60 visually compelling information charts from human history. Follow our evolution from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages, and explore the fascinating civilizations and cultures that made up the human world in between. Find out about the history of everything including farming, writing, clothing, money, medicine, warfare, entertainment, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Wood; Mike Jolley; Andrés Lozano
ISBN: 9781847809926 1847809928 9781847809933 1847809936
OCLC Number: 1021808923
Notes: Dust jacket unfolds into a wall poster.
Includes index.
Description: 111 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 32 cm
Contents: Human beginnings --
A look at human evolution --
The evolutionary road --
Homo sapiens rule the world --
Surviving the ice age --
The evolution of modern humans --
Life in the ancient world --
The first farmers --
The first towns --
Pottery from the past --
Making a mark --
the first artists --
Monuments and megaliths --
The first civilizations --
A brief history of jewelry --
A material world --
Culture and costume --
The discovery of metal --
Another brick in the wall ... --
The Great Wall of China --
Living from the land --
The origins of writing --
The invention of everyday things --
Keeping clean --
Rules and rulers --
Gods and monsters --
Mapping the heavens --
Temples and palaces --
Seven wonders of the ancient world --
Journeys of the dead --
How to make a mummy --
Breakthroughs in thinking --
All the world's a stage ... --
The world in tune --
The sporting life --
Animals and humans --
Across the land --
A brief history of boats --
The medieval world --
A place of worship --
Holy objects --
Life in a Medieval town --
Castles --
Wars and warriors --
Weapons of war --
Siege weapons --
Slavery --
Making medicine --
The black death --
The story of salt --
A brief history of money --
Trade on the Silk Road --
The age of exploration --
We are what we eat --
Conquering the oceans --
Discovery and invention --
A question of time --
A world in print --
A brief history of books --
Changing times --
The modern world,
Series Title: Curiositree.
Responsibility: by Amanda Wood & Mike Jolley ; illustrated by Andrés Lozano.

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Go on your very own learning adventure by exploring 60 visually compelling information charts from human history. Follow our evolution from prehistoric times to the end of the Middle Ages, and explore the fascinating civilizations and cultures that made up the human world in between. Find out about the history of everything including farming, writing, clothing, money, medicine, warfare, entertainment, and exploration, and discover how many things in history are interconnected by following the arrows that link to charts or related topics throughout the book."--Back cover.

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