This book takes the reader through time, showing the reality of what it was like to live in the past. It investigates human existence from prehistoric times to life in the modern world. In its pages you can discover how humans populated the world, how organised farming started, and how food was first grown and harvested so that communities were formed. Learn how discoveries in science and medicine increased our lifespan, and improved the quality and effectiveness of our lives over the centuries. The development of human civilization is explained in a lively and accessible visual style, using artworks, pictures and diagrams to show how great cities were built and destroyed, wars lost and won, new religions born, and how advances in science and exploration transformed everyday life and the living environment. The History Encyclopedia Follow the development of human civilization around the world, in 1500 illustrations Brian Ward, John Fardon, Philip Brooks, Simon Adams & Will Fowler CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Authors BrianWard writes for both children and adults on a range of healthcare and general biological topics. John Farndon has written many reference titles for children and has twice been shortlisted for the COPUS science book prize. Philip Brooks has had more than 20 books published and specializes in history and architecture. Simon Adams is a writer and editor of non-fiction books, and has written extensively about history for children. Will Fowler is a consultant and writer specializing in defence, current affairs and military history.
Biblio NotesJourney through time, from pre-history to the modern world, in this engrossing children s encyclopedia Discover how humans populated the world, how food was grown, and how communities were formed; how weapons were invented and developed, and how art, theatre, fashion, government and architecture evolved Over 1500 colour photographs and artworks provide a highly visual approach to the subject, and 80 fact boxes provide extra insights and highlight links with the present An informative and accessible book for home or school use for 8- to 12-year olds
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