History of the world

EXPLORATION & REVOLUTION

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History

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£7.99

32 pp

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78-1-912108-67-1

Over four tumultuous centuries, the world opens up, is torn apart at times, and is certainly forever changing. Initially, the map is dominated by the great empires of Spain, Russia under Ivan the Terrible, the Ottoman Turks and the Ming in China. Shake the kaleidoscope and lots more happens! Revolutions in England, France and the newborn USA bring down monarchs and bring forth new leaders.

Key points

• History brought to life in a charming, characterful artwork style, dotted with funny speech bubbles. 
• Draws together contemporary events from around the world, giving a sense of structure and global overview.
• Text presented in neat nuggets with amusing details.
• Source books to tie in with schoolwork.
• Designed to engage the most reluctant reader.

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American Civil War; Aztecs; Catherine the Great; China; Crimean War; English Civil War; French Revolution; Henry VIII; India; Industrial Revolution; Italian Renaissance; Louis XIV; Napoleon; Russia: Seven Years’ War; Spanish Armada