This beautifully illustrated thematic history investigates different aspects of key civilisation and cultures. Readers can follow the development of art, leisure, beliefs and festivals, home life, work and trade through history and around the globe. This book visits all the world's great cultures and civilisations form ancient Egypt , Greece and Rome to China, India and the Americas. Examples are drawn from them all, to give a cosmic picture of human development.
In this book, you will discover how different peoples face the challenges of survival and civilisations in different ways. You will be able to compare the way farming and building methods, fashions, sports, religious beliefs and language developed from country to country. You will see interesting parallel developments in countries that there separated by vast oceans.
Photographs and drawings of many historical objects and buildings help set the themes in the context of daily life, place and time. Exciting step by step projects for making models, recipes, costumes and games inspired by the past.
17.6 x 22.8 x 2.4 cm