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Kingfisher History Encyclopedia

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ISBN-10: 0753451948

ISBN-13: 9780753451946

Edition: 1999 (Teachers Edition, Instructors Manual, etc.)

Authors: Kingfisher Editors

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What was the Black Death? Who fought in the Hundred Years' War? What do people mean by the Counter-Reformation? With its simple chronological and thematic arrangement, The Concise Kingfisher History Encyclopedia puts the whole of history, and the legacy of human civilization - from the Ice Age to the Information Age - at the fingertips of today's children. Divided into ten clearly defined time periods (from 40,000 B.C.Ð to the present day), The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia covers every major empire, civilization, revolution, and war, as well as the technological and cultural advances that have left their mark on history. Three colorful spreads at the end of each section are devoted to…    
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List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.038
Language: English

Introductionp. vii
What is History?p. viii
The Ancient World: 40,000-500 B.C.p. 3
The First Humansp. 6
The First Farmersp. 8
Ancient Egyptp. 10
Megalithic Europep. 12
The Indus Valleyp. 14
Ancient Cretep. 16
The Myceneansp. 17
Shang Dynastyp. 18
The Hittitesp. 20
Babylonp. 21
The Assyriansp. 22
The Hebrewsp. 24
Egypt, the New Kingdomp. 26
The Phoeniciansp. 28
Africap. 30
Americap. 32
Aryan Indiap. 33
The Founding of Romep. 34
Babylon Revivedp. 36
Greek Dark Agep. 38
The Zhou Dynastyp. 39
The Persian Empirep. 40
The Artsp. 42
Architecturep. 44
Science and Technologyp. 46
The Classical World: 499 B.C.-A.D. 500p. 49
Classical Greecep. 52
Greek City-Statesp. 54
Alexander the Greatp. 56
India: The Mauryan Empirep. 57
China: The Qin Dynastyp. 58
Africap. 60
Judeap. 61
The Roman Republicp. 62
The Roman Empirep. 64
Roman Lifep. 66
The Celtsp. 68
China: The Han Dynastyp. 70
Christianityp. 72
Parthians and Sassanidsp. 74
The Americasp. 76
The Gupta Dynastyp. 78
The Decline of Romep. 80
The Barbariansp. 82
Japanp. 84
The Mayap. 86
The Polynesiansp. 88
The Artsp. 90
Architecturep. 92
Science and Technologyp. 94
Early Middle Ages: 501-1100p. 97
The Byzantine Empirep. 100
Monasticismp. 102
Sui and Tang Chinap. 104
Islamp. 106
Persecution of the Jewsp. 108
North Americap. 110
Bulgars and Slavsp. 112
The Carolingiansp. 114
The Abbasid Dynastyp. 116
Ghanap. 117
Fujiwara Japanp. 118
Magyars and Bohemiansp. 120
Anglo-Saxon Britainp. 122
The Holy Roman Empirep. 124
Capetian Francep. 126
The Americasp. 128
The Vikingsp. 130
The Normansp. 132
The Seljuk Turksp. 134
China: The Song Dynastyp. 136
The Artsp. 138
Architecturep. 140
Science and Technologyp. 142
The Middle Ages: 1101-1460p. 145
The Crusadesp. 148
Knighthoodp. 150
Henry of Anjoup. 152
Irelandp. 154
Shoguns and Samuraip. 156
European Tradep. 158
Venicep. 160
Charter and Parliamentp. 162
Mali and Ethiopiap. 164
Benin and Zimbabwep. 166
Religion in the Middle Agesp. 168
The Mongol Empirep. 170
Aztecs and Incasp. 172
Medieval Explorersp. 174
The Hundred Years' Warp. 176
The Black Deathp. 178
China: The Ming Dynastyp. 180
Constantinoplep. 182
The Khmer Empirep. 184
The Artsp. 186
Architecturep. 188
Science and Technologyp. 190
The Renaissance: 1461-1600p. 193
The Aztecsp. 196
The Inca Empirep. 198
The Reconquest of Spainp. 200
The Renaissancep. 202
Italyp. 204
European Explorersp. 206
The Songhay Empirep. 208
Safavid Persiap. 209
Tudor Englandp. 210
The Portuguese Empirep. 212
The Reformationp. 214
The Ottoman Empirep. 216
India: The Mogulsp. 218
The Conquistadoresp. 220
The Spanish Empirep. 221
The Hapsburgsp. 222
The Spanish Armadap. 223
French Wars of Religionp. 224
Russiap. 226
Dutch Independencep. 228
North Americap. 230
Japan and Chinap. 232
The Artsp. 234
Architecturep. 236
Science and Technologyp. 238
Trade and Empire: 1601-1707p. 241
Japan in Isolationp. 244
The Stuartsp. 246
Early American Settlersp. 248
The Swedish Empirep. 250
The Thirty Years' Warp. 252
France and Richelieup. 254
Decline of Spainp. 256
East India Companiesp. 258
The Dutch Empirep. 259
English Civil Warp. 260
China: The Qing Dynastyp. 262
The Sun Kingp. 264
Decline of Mogul Indiap. 265
The Ottoman Empirep. 266
The Age of Reasonp. 268
Slavery and Piratesp. 270
African Statesp. 272
Irelandp. 274
Russian Expansionp. 276
The Great Northern Warp. 278
The Spanish Successionp. 279
Colonial Americap. 280
The Artsp. 282
Architecturep. 284
Science and Technologyp. 286
Revolution and Independence: 1708-1835p. 289
Austria and Prussiap. 292
Scotland: The Jacobitesp. 293
Agricultural Revolutionp. 294
Industry: Early Revolutionp. 296
India in Transitionp. 298
The Seven Years' Warp. 300
North Americap. 302
Trade with Chinap. 304
The Age of Logicp. 306
Africap. 308
Modernizing Russiap. 310
Exploration in Oceaniap. 312
Japan and Southeast Asiap. 314
The Birth of the U.S.A.p. 316
The French Revolutionp. 318
The Napoleonic Warsp. 320
The End of Slaveryp. 322
The British in Indiap. 324
Revolt in Latin Americap. 326
Unrest in Britainp. 327
Westward Migrationp. 328
The Artsp. 330
Architecturep. 332
Science and Technologyp. 334
Unification and Colonization: 1836-1913p. 337
Industrial Revolutionp. 340
Texas and Mexicop. 342
South Africap. 343
The Opium Warsp. 344
Europe: Year of Revolutionp. 346
New Zealandp. 348
The Crimean Warp. 350
Japanp. 352
American Civil Warp. 354
The End of the Civil Warp. 356
Canadap. 357
Italyp. 358
Germanyp. 360
Scramble for Africap. 362
Irelandp. 364
Southeast Asiap. 366
The British Empirep. 368
The Plains Warsp. 370
The Boxer Rebellionp. 372
Woman Suffragep. 373
Australiap. 374
The Balkan Warsp. 376
The Artsp. 378
Architecturep. 380
Science and Technologyp. 382
The World at War: 1914-1949p. 385
The Start of World War Ip. 388
Battles of World War Ip. 390
Ireland: Civil Unrestp. 392
The Russian Revolutionp. 394
World War I: The Aftermathp. 396
The Rise of Fascismp. 398
U.S.A. Between the Warsp. 400
China in Turmoilp. 402
The Great Depressionp. 404
Weimar and Hitlerp. 406
The Spanish Civil Warp. 408
China and Japan at Warp. 410
German Expansionp. 412
The Start of World War IIp. 413
War in the Westp. 414
War in the Pacificp. 416
Peace in the Pacificp. 418
The United Nationsp. 419
Italy and the Balkansp. 420
Indian Independencep. 421
Israelp. 422
British Commonwealthp. 424
Communist Chinap. 425
The Artsp. 426
Architecturep. 428
Science and Technologyp. 430
The Modern World: 1950-2000p. 433
The Cold Warp. 436
In Spacep. 438
Chinap. 440
World Economyp. 442
Wars in Asiap. 444
Civil Rightsp. 446
Terrorismp. 448
Famine in Africap. 449
New Nationsp. 450
War in the Middle Eastp. 452
The Scientific Revolutionp. 454
The Environmentp. 456
Asian "Tiger" Economiesp. 458
Peacekeepingp. 459
World Trouble Spotsp. 460
South Africap. 462
Year 2000 and Beyondp. 464
Ready Referencep. 465
Indexp. 479
Acknowledgmentsp. 492
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