Ancient World

Ancient World

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This series uses clear text and lively, labelled instructions to introduce children to the history of the world, from the creation of Earth to the dawn of the 21st century. Maps and timelines identify where and when things happened.'show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 225.6 x 284.5 x 16.5mm | 798.34g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations, photographs, maps, glossary, index
  • 0746027605
  • 9780746027608

Table of contents

When? where? how?; the first farmers; the first towns; the first civilization; crafts and trade; kings and war; farmers of the Nile valley; mummies and pyramids; cities of the Indus valley; Europe's first villages; the monument builders; palaces and legends; life on Crete; palaces and tombs; warriors and traders; the empire of Hammurabi; the Hittite empire; the Egyptian empire; temples and gods; life at home; the people of Canaan; raiders of the Mediterranean; the Hebrew kingdoms; traders from Phoenicia; the Assyrians at war; the Assyrians at home; the city of Babylon; the power of Persia; the Greeks at war; life in ancient Greece; the city of Athens; Alexander the Great; riders of the plains; the people of early China; China's first emperor; the Han dynasty; the people of ancient Japan; the riches of Arabia; life in ancient Africa; the ideas of India; the first North Americans; the people of ancient Peru; the Olmecs; ancient cities of the Americas; the Celtic tribes; the rise of Rome; the Roman army; life in a Roman town; fun and games; the spread of Christianity; the fall of Rome.show more

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