Publisher ‏ : ‎Yale University Press; Illustrated edition (October 7, 2008)Language ‏ : ‎EnglishPaperbaông xã ‏ : ‎284 pagesISBN-10 ‏ : ‎9780300143324ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎978-0300143324Reading age ‏ : ‎13 - 17 yearsGrade màn chơi ‏ : ‎7 - 9Item Weight ‏ : ‎15.6 ouncesDimensions ‏ : ‎8.42 x 5.58 x 0.95 inches
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The international bestseller: E. H. Gombrich’s sweeping history of the world, for the curious of all ages“All stories begin with ‘Once upon a time.’ And that’s just what this story is all about: what happened, once upon a time.” So beginsA Little History of the World, an engaging and lively book written for readers both young & old. Rather than focusing on dry facts và dates, E. H. Gombrich vividly brings the full span of human experience on Earth to life, from the stone age khổng lồ the atomic age. He paints a colorful picture of wars and conquests; of grand works of art; of the advances & limitations of science; of remarkable people & remarkable events, from Confucius lớn Catherine the Great to Winston Churchill, và from the invention of art khổng lồ the destruction of the Berlin Wall.For adults seeking a single-volume overview of world history, for students in tìm kiếm of a quichồng refresher course, or for families to read and learn from together, Gombrich’sLittle Historyenchants và educates.

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