- All Products
- Accompaniment Tracks
- Bible Accessories
- Bible Covers
- Bible Studies & Curriculum
- Buy in Bulk
- Christian Living
- Church & Pastoral
- Church Supplies
- Clothing & Accessories
- Crafts & Recreation
- eBooks On Sale
- Gift & Home
- Last Chance Bargains
- MP3 Music Downloads
- New Release
- Slightly Imperfect
- Sunday School
This is the first volume in a bold new series that tells the stories of all peoples, connecting historical events from Europe to the Middle East to the far coast of China, while still giving weight to the characteristics of each country. Susan Wise Bauer provides both sweeping scope and vivid attention to the individual lives that give flesh to abstract assertions about human history.
Dozens of maps provide a clear geography of great events, while timelines give the reader an ongoing sense of the passage of years and cultural interconnection. This narrative history employs the methods of "history from beneath"-literature, epic traditions, private letters and accounts-to connect kings and leaders with the lives of those they ruled. The result is an engrossing tapestry of human behavior from which we may draw conclusions about the direction of world events and the causes behind them.
896 pages, hardcover with dust jacket.
Number of Pages: 868
Vendor: WW Norton
Publication Date: 2007
|Dimensions: 9.6 X 6.5 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
Other Customers Also Purchased
The History of the Ancient World--Study & Teaching GuideJulia KaziewiczPeace Hill Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback$16.99 Retail:
$24.95Save 32% ($7.96)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW333964
The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First CrusadeSusan Wise BauerWW Norton / 2010 / Hardcover$18.99 Retail:
$35.00Save 46% ($16.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW059755
The History of the Renaissance World: From the Rediscovery of Aristotle to the Conquest of ConstantinopleSusan Wise-BauerWW Norton / 2013 / Hardcover$22.49 Retail:
$35.00Save 36% ($12.51)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW305976
Exploring Creation with Biology (2nd Edition), TextbookDr. Jay L. WileApologia Educational Ministries / 2005 / Hardcover$41.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 31 Reviews
$68.00Save 38% ($26.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW534403
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth CenturyIan MortimerSimon & Schuster / 2010 / Hardcover$23.40 Retail:
$26.00Save 10% ($2.60)Availability: Expected to ship on or about 05/28/16.CBD Stock No: WW112890
The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to HadrianRobin Lane FoxRunning Press Book Publishers / 2008 / Trade Paperback$15.99 Retail:
$21.99Save 27% ($6.00)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW024971
Jessie5 Stars Out Of 5Amazing book! Great for HistoryNovember 19, 2014JessieQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great read, especially when you want to keep history exciting as well as know about a very broad range of civilizations and the beginning of recorded history. I don't think the bad review on this book really took the time to read it because on every level the book has been critically praised. History is not often a beloved topic to the younger generations but this book was actually exciting for kids to hear. Definitely 5 stars and as a history lover and conservative Christian mother/instructor, I can honestly recommend this product to like-minded individuals looking for a good read or book to use for teaching the history of the Ancient World down to Constantine's rule of Rome.
mom1 Stars Out Of 5Bad booksAugust 22, 2014momThis is not a good history book. It's boring and not well written. After trying it for a week I had to order another history book for my history loving student.
Do yourself a favor and do not order this!!!
zmedAge: 35-44Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5interesting historyMarch 16, 2012zmedAge: 35-44Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 4All Christians should be interested in history. This is true because Christianity is well grounded in history, without historical facts such as if Christ be not risen our faith is in vain. This book provides a great background to the OT era. It includes the latest finds and for Bible students and laypeople alike, this means that we can trust the OT as we have it today.
Find Related Products
Here at Christianbook.com, we offer thousands of quality curriculums, workbooks, and references to meet your homeschooling needs. To assist you in your choices, we have included the following symbol next to those materials that specifically reflect a Christian worldview.
If you have any questions about specific products, our knowledgeable Homeschool Specialists will be glad to help you. Just call 1-800-788-1221.