The Story of Mankind

The Story of Mankind


Winner of the 1st John Newbery Medal, here's Hendrik van Loon's well known vintage, up to date for the twenty-first century.

First released in 1921, The tale of Mankind has charmed generations of readers of every age with its heat, simplicity, and knowledge. starting with the origins of human existence and sweeping ahead to light up all of heritage, Hendrik van Loon's incomparable prose enlivens the characters and occasions of all ages. His precise skill to exhibit historical past as a desirable story of event has endeared the e-book to numerous readers and has accorded it a special position in publishing background. This re-creation, which keeps van Loon's unique illustrations, has been mentioned thus far via John Merriman, professor of historical past at Yale collage. It accommodates an important advancements of the final decades-including house exploration, the emergence of the constructing international locations, the chilly struggle, the web, and the unbelievable advances we've got witnessed in medication and technological know-how - and appears ahead into the chance of the twenty-first century.

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