The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance

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Peace Hill Press, Mar 27, 2007 - Africa - 424 pages
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Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives'and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this revised edition of The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages weaves world history into a story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to the giant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag their war ships across dry land?

The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas'find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes each continent and major people group. Volume 2: The Middle Ages, is the second of a four-volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 400 to 1600 CE, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.

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I bought the entire set but my kids, ages 7 and 9, have only started reading this one. My kids are not home schooled and I bought this set as an enrichment activity after reading an article about home ... Read full review

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This book is a great addition to our family library. It gives a brief historical overview of the regions of the world during the specific time period of the Middle Ages. Has pictures, stories, and ... Read full review

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Susan Wise Bauer is a novelist and educator. With her mother, Jessie Wise, she co-authored The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, a book which has rapidly become an educational standard. Susan teaches at The College of William and Mary. She lives in Charles City, Virginia and is currently working on a four-volume history of the world.

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