Great Civilizations

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Author: DAVID OWEN

Category: Children's , Teenage & educational

Book Format: Hardback

Publisher: NQ Publishers

ISBN: 9781912944354

RRP: $32.99

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Arranged geographically by continent, GREAT CIVILISATIONS introduces 20 exceptional cultures and moments in human history. Find out how modern humans left Africa and when they settled in each continent. Learn about the origins of farming and how it led to the formation of wealthy cities and large empires. Discover amazing civilisations from around the world, from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks, to the earliest African and Australian cultures. AGES: 8 plus AUTHOR: David Owen worked as an editor in children’s reference publishing for many years before becoming a freelance author and editor. Giulia Lombardo is a freelance illustrator based in Florence, Italy. She has illustrated non-fiction books on a range of subjects. Dr John Haywood is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society of Great Britain and the author of many books including The New Atlas of World History (Thames & Hudson) and The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Civilisations. SELLING POINTS: . Provides an introduction to 20 ancient civilisations . Packed with information on food, trade, warriors, goddesses, festivals & much more . An eye-catching mix of large scenes showing how people lived and smaller illustrations with details of daily life . Ideal for home & school libraries

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