Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history.
bound: 407 pages
publisher: Redhen (April 21, 2012)
filesize: 3363 KB