Sunday, July 6, 2008

Read Aloud History - The Story of the World

The Ancient Times
This book includes stories about the First Nomads, Egypt, the Jewish People, Abraham and Joseph, Hammurabi and the Babylonians, the Assyrians, Ancient China, Ancient Africa, Exodus, the Phoenicians, the Greeks and Rome.

The Middle Ages
It covers from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance including - Christianity Comes to Britain, The Byzantine Empire, The Rise of Islam, The Great Kings of France, The Viking Invasion, The Age of Crusades, The Diaspora, The Ottoman Empire, Exploring New Worlds, Martin Luther, and The Renaissance.

The Early Modern Times
This book covers from 1600 to 1850. Learn about explorations, revolutions, discoveries, and inventions on every continent. Topics include -
Protestant Rebellions, King James, Henry Hudson, Warlords of Japan, the New Colonies, Slavery, the Ottoman Turks, Mongol Emperors of India, the Sun King, Peter the Great, the Imperial East, Captain Cook, Catherine the Great, Napoleon, Lewis and Clark, Mexican Independence, The Alamo, the Gold Rush, and the Trail of Tears.

The Modern Times
Topics included in this book are Britain's Empire and Invasions, American Civil War, Inventions, the Dutch East Indies, the Suez Canal, Russian Czars, the Last Emperor, Mexican Revolution, World 1 and 2, Joseph Stalin, Stock Market Crash, the Rise of Hitler, the Holocaust, the Atom Bomb, the Korean War, the Cold War, the Space Race, John F. Kennedy, Civil Rights, the Vietnam War, Soviet Invasions, Terrorism, the 1980's, Communism Crumbles, the First Persian Gulf War, and Independent Africa.


Letitia said...

I keep debating back and forth between these and The Mystery of History. I've not looked at either closely, but I like the MOH because it adds in what was going on from a Biblical standpoint. Have you compared the two, and, if so, what were your thoughts?