Story of the World, Volume 4 The Modern Age Reading Book (1850 to 1994)
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Introduce your children to the real story of our world and all its civilizations down through time with this excellent course! These unique books, written by the author of The Well-Trained Mind, Susan Wise Bauer, give a comprehensive look at the history of the people who have lived on planet earth. Meant to be listened to on CDs or read aloud, these chapter stories are exciting and interesting. Black-and-white maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture make history a fascinating story your children will truly enjoy. Paperback, 336 pages each, for ages 5 to 11 years.
Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution? Covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present: Africa, China, Europe, the Americas.