Description

Newly revised and updated, THE STORY OF THE WORLD, VOLUME 3 includes a new timeline, 40 brand-new illustrations, and a pronunciation guide for unfamiliar names, places, and terms.

Early Modern Times (1600 to 1850): Introduce your child to the marvelous story of world civilizations with the third volume of this read-aloud series. Who was the Sun King? How did samurai become sumo wrestlers? What was the Black Hole of Calcutta? And why was a California town named Ground Hog Glory? Enjoy learning about the Early Modern Times with this fun and informative read-aloud volume.

Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives - and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this revised edition of The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times weaves world history into a story book format. 

The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas - find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share (or for older readers to enjoy alone), this book covers the major historical events in the years 1600-1850 on each continent, with maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.

Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests - each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 3 Year Recommendation: Years 5-7.

 Recommended in Program(s): Foundations
Cycle(s): n/a

 

Details

 Publisher:

Well-Trained Mind Press

Publication date:

25 February 2020

Number of pages:

432

Weight:

570 g (paperback), 680 g (hardback)

Paperback dimensions:

2.79 cms H x 20.57 cms L x 13.21 cms W

Hardback dimensions:

3.30 cms H x 21.08 cms L x 13.72 cms W

Format:

Paperback or Hardback

ISBN:

1945841443, 1945841451

Author

Susan Wise Bauer is a writer, educator, and historian. Her previous books include the Writing With Ease, Writing With Skill, and Story of the World series from Well-Trained Mind Press, as well as The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had, Rethinking School, The Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory, and the History of the World series, all from W. W. W. Norton. She has a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William & Mary in Virginia, as well as an M.A. in seventeenth-century literature and a Master of Divinity in Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Literature. For fifteen years, she taught literature and composition at the College of William and Mary.

Jeff West is an established illustrator and his variety and bulk of work is expansive, ranging from traditional art to art for TV and movies. He recently earned himself an Emmy nomination and has worked on blockbuster shows and films. He resides in Arizona.


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