Medieval World

Medieval 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
  • 221 x 279.4 x 17.8mm | 816.48g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations, photographs, maps
  • 0746027621
  • 9780746027622

Table of contents

When? where? how?; the Byzantine empire; the Barbarian kingdoms; return to Christianity; the rise of Islam; the Arab world; Vikings at home; Vikings abroad; Anglo-Saxon England; Charlemagne's empire; the Holy Roman empire; the Norman conquests; the Hundred Years' war; kings, nobles and peasants; knights, soldiers and war; living in a castle; living in a village; living in a town; traders and towns; the power of the Popes; enemies of the church; building a cathedral; going on a pilgrimage; monks and monasteries; art in the Middle Ages; the Crusades; the Black Death; criminals and outlaws; kingdoms of the Celts; the rise of Burgundy; the Wars of the Roses; Mongol invaders; triumphs of the Turks; kingdoms of Eastern Europe; the rise of the Russians; the struggle for Spain; conquerors of North Africa; cities of East Africa; kingdoms of West Africa; conquerors of Northern India; kingdoms of Southern India; kingdoms of Southeast Asia; dynasties of China; land of the Samurai; explorers and sailors; the people of the Pacific; Native North Americans; the Aztec empire; the Maya and the Toltecs; empires of the Andes; artists of Italy; ideas and inventions; voyages of discovery; world time chart; word more

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