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I Used to Know That World History : Intriguing Facts About the World's Greatest Empires, Leaders, Cultures, and Conflicts (Hardcover)

Author: Marriott, Emma

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It can be difficult to keep different historical events and figures straight in your head, which is whyI Used to Know That: World History presents major episodes in history with short, easily understood sections. Among the people, movements, and events covered are:

? Ancient Greece and Rome-Learn about the birth of democracy and the death of the Roman Republic

? The Middle Ages-From the Crusades to the Hundred Years War and the signing of the Magna Carta to the Black Plague

? The Renaissance-A cultural revival that changed art, poetry, learning, and religion forever

? The Revolutionary War-How America became independent; George Washington, the ?father of the nation?

? The Age of Empire-European colonialism in Africa and Asia; American expansion and the Civil War

? Wars of the 20th Century-World War I and World War II; Hitler, Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt; the Cold War; the rise and fall of fascism and communism

Packed with important facts and sweeping overviews of historical events, I Used to Know That: World History is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the history of civilization and the geopolitical situation of today.


Publisher Readers Digest
Mfg Part# 9781606524596
SKU 225577415
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1606524593
Release Date 4/12/2012
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