Junior Timelines on File Updated EditionAuthor:
Publisher: Facts On File, Incorporated
Summary: Accessible and Highly Illustrated Chronologies From prehistory to the present, Junior Timelines On File" provides accessible chronologies that detail change and the steady march of time throughout the world. More than 250 individual and highly illustrated timelines cover: The history of the world on a country-by-country basis Different periods of time, such as the Reorganization of Empires (300 to 1500) and Nationali...sm, Imperialism, and Revolution (1700 to 1914) Human thought and achievement within various fields. This volume also looks at the everyday world: how people lived, worked, and worshiped; the development of culture and education; and the influence of technology on people's lives. Interdisciplinary Coverage Organized by region and topic, Junior Timelines On File" covers a wide spectrum of human enterprise and interaction: Exploration and regionalism Politics Industry and commerce Economics Colonialism and revolution Conflict Art and architecture Philosophy and religion Technology Agriculture Science Literature Immigration and migration. Helps Develop Chronological Thinking Each timeline stands alone by providing a snapshot of a significant period of time. Since each timeline is organized by topic, young readers have a concrete example of the progression of events, causes and effects, and how significant periods in history unfolded. Together, the timelines help develop chronological thinking and allow students to place the different events of the world into a historical perspective. Instructors will find Junior Timelines On File" a solid base upon which to build their lesson plans. Chapter Breakdown: 50,000 BCE to 1780 CE North America U.S.A.: From Revolution and the Birth of a Nation to Contemporary America: 1750 to the Present Canada: From a New World for France and Britain to Contemporary Society, 1000 to 1995 Central and South America Europe Middle East Africa Asia World History From the First Civilizations to the Contemporary World: 4000 BCE to the Present (highlights individual regions and continents). [read more]
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