West African Kingdoms 500-1590 (World Eras #10)
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< p>< I>World Eras< /I> is patterned after the award-winning < I>American Decade's < /I>series. Covering areas often overlooked by other publications, < I>World Eras< /I> provides a multicultural approach that directly reflects changing curriculum standards, with a cross-disciplinary overview of world history and a strong emphasis of daily life and social history.< P>Each volume in this set contains in-depth coverage of one era and is organized into ten chapters: < ul>< li> World events -- A Chronology < li> Geography< li> The Arts -- Sculpture, Architecture, Painting and Music < li> Communications, Transportation and Exploration < li> Social class Systems and the Economy -- focusing on social-economic hierarchy< li> Politics, Law and the Military < li> Leisure, Recreation and Daily life -- housing, clothing, food, education, etc.< li> Family and Social Trends -- customs, beliefs, roles and responsibilities< li> Religion and Philosophy < li> Science, Technology and Health< /UL>< p>Each volume includes an introductory essay that provides context and overview of the era written by a scholar in the field and will contain 150 photographs, line drawings, diagrams, illustrations and sidebars. Each chapter within a volume includes an introductory essay, a timeline, entries on specific topics, events or movements, biographies of prominent individuals, and important publications of the era. A glossary of subject-specific terms appears at the end of the book.
Gale Cengage, 9780787660475, 424pp.
Publication Date: August 29, 2003
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