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Join us on a fascinating journey through the ages and explore historical events through stunning computer-generated images, from what everyday life was like in medieval cultures to the ground-breaking, innovations of today. Help your kids understand the history of America, from the cultures of the first Native Americans right up to the events of the present day, this visual encyclopedia is the ultimate reference tool for kids learning about the history of America. The history of the war, written in chronological chapters, introduced by an overview of the military and political issues. Includes the major engagements, and discusses the war’s complicated far-flung theaters and the strategies of the two sides. Maps don’t just show us where to go, but where we’ve been. A stunning overview of all human history, side by side with 140 custom maps. From the dawn of humanity in Africa to the wars in the Persian Gulf, with many millennia in between.
Learn about what everyday life was like in Egypt and how inventions like the printer came about, and discover why the world went to war – twice. The background of key events that shaped American history, like the Battle of Yorktown and what started the American Revolution. The reactions of ordinary civilians to the momentous events they witnessed, the effects of the Northern blockade and the fate of prisoners. Maps exploring the Mongol Conquests, the scientific revolution, the American Civil War and industrialised Europe.
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Publisher : DK; Updated edition (September 1, 2015)
Language : English
Hardcover : 620 pages
ISBN-10 : 1465437975
ISBN-13 : 978-1465437976
Item Weight : 6.69 pounds
Dimensions : 10.37 x 1.62 x 12.25 inches