Oxford First Ancient History

Oxford First Ancient History

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This handsome volume is a compendium of the previous titles "On the Threshold of History", "The Greeks", and "The Romans". The artwork is by the illustrious Peter Connolly. The previous UK version of this paperback, "Oxford Children's Ancient History", is now out of print, so this edition of "Oxford First Ancient History" will be common to UK and USA.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 218 x 274 x 20mm | 1,120.37g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • full
  • 0195213734
  • 9780195213737
  • 1,311,359

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"A lively, helpful resource."--Booklist"This panoramic tour of the ancient world, from the Stone Age to the fall of Rome in A.D. 476, is at its best when recreating the military conflicts of Greece and Rome. The book features dozens of detailed, vigorous paintings by Peter Connolly."--School Library Journal"Will reach a broad age range, from advanced elementary grades through middle school. Children's illustrator Peter Connolly provides the colorful, authentic-looking recreations of historical fact that will lend to the easy appeal of these fact-filled guides."--Children's Bookwatchshow more

About R.E.C. Burrell

The late Roy Burrell was the author of The Greeks and The Romans and many other historical books for children.Peter Connolly is an honorary research fellow of the Institute of Archaeology in London. He is the author and illustrator of The Roman Army, Pompeii, Greece and Rome at War, and The Legend of Odysseus.show more

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