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“…[a] beautifully illustrated, oversized set…The authors do remarkably well in presenting the highlights of complex topics in so few pages. Entertaining and educational…”
From ancient Egyptian culture to the medieval world, from Chinese dynasties to modern Africa, the Cultural Atlas for Young People set provides a systematic, cross-disciplinary overview of many of the world's important cultures. Young readers will learn not just about the geography and history of ancient peoples, but how geography and history interrelateand how they influence daily life, language and lore, and art and architecture. Through a brilliant integration of cartography, illustrations, and text, each new volume guides readers on exciting voyages through ancient towns and villages and inside homes and gardens to introduce the people, customs, and institutions of bygone civilizations.
Each new or revised atlas includes:
- Full-color maps, supported by explanatory text and illustration
- Charts, tables, and timelines, providing ready reference to significant events and periods
- Special feature spreads, focusing on particularly interesting facets of a civilization
- Full-color reconstructions of what life was like at the time.