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Bauer, Susan Wise

The Story of the World

History for the Classical Child

€ 28.95

Examines the historical events in the years 1600 to 1850


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction 11(4)
Chapter 1 A World of Empires 15(10)
The Holy Roman Empire
The Riches of Spain
Chapter 2 Protestant Rebellions 25(10)
The Dutch Revolt
The Queen Without a Country
Chapter 3 James, King of Two Countries 35(8)
James and His Enemies
King James`s Town
Chapter 4 Searching for the Northwest Passage 43(10)
The French in the New World
Henry Hudson`s Quest
Chapter 5 Warlords of Japan 53(8)
Hideyoshi, Japan`s Great Leader
The First Tokugawa Ruler
Chapter 6 New Colonies in the New World 61(10)
Strangers and Saints in Plymouth
The Dutch in the New World
Chapter 7 The Spread of Slavery 71(10)
Tobacco and Unwilling Colonists
Queen Nzinga of Angola
Chapter 8 The Middle of the East 81(10)
The Persian Puzzle
The Ottoman Turks
Chapter 9 The Western War 91(8)
The Thirty Years` War, 1618-1648
Chapter 10 Far East of Europe 99(8)
Japan`s Isolation: Closed Doors in the East
The `Foreign Conquest` of China: The Rise of the Manchu
Chapter 11 The Moghul Emperors of India 107(8)
World Seizer, King of the World, and Conqueror of the World
Aurangzeb`s Three Decisions
Chapter 12 Battle, Fire, and Plague in England 115(14)
Charles Loses His Head
Cromwell`s Protectorate
Plague and Fire
Chapter 13 The Sun King 129(6)
The Sun King of France
Chapter 14 The Rise of Prussia 135(6)
Frederick, the First Prussian King
Chapter 15 A New World in Conflict 141(14)
War Against the Colonies: King Philip`s War
War Against the Colonies: Louis XIV Saves France
William Penn`s Holy Experiment
Chapter 16 The West 155(10)
The Universal Laws of Newton and Locke
Scientific Farming
Chapter 17 Russia Looks West 165(10)
Peter the Great
Peter`s Port to the West
Chapter 18 East and West Collide 175(6)
The Ottomans Look West-Twice
Chapter 19 The English in India 181(10)
The Indian Empire Falls Apart
The Shopkeepers` Invasion
Chapter 20 The Imperial East 191(8)
Emperor Chi`en-lung`s Library
The Land of the Dragon
Chapter 21 Fighting Over North America 199(10)
Three Pointless Wars
The Seven-Year War
Chapter 22 Revolution! 209(10)
Discontent in the British Colonies
The American Revolution
Chapter 23 The New Country 219(10)
The American Constitution
The First American President (1789-1797)
Chapter 24 Sailing South 229(10)
Captain Cook Reaches Botany Bay
The Convict Settlement
Chapter 25 Revolution Gone Sour 239(10)
The Storming of the Bastille
The Reign of Terror
Chapter 26 Catherine the Great 249(10)
Princess Catherine Comes to Russia
Catherine the Great
Chapter 27 A Changing World 259(8)
Steam and Coal in Britain
Cotton and Guns in America
Chapter 28 China and the Rest of the World 267(8)
The Kingdom at the Center of the World
The Rise of the Opium Trade
Chapter 29 The Rise of Bonaparte 275(8)
Napoleon Comes to Power
The Emperor Napoleon
Chapter 30 Freedom in the Caribbean 283(6)
The Haitian Revolt
Chapter 31 A Different Kind of Rebellion 289(8)
The World of the Factories
The Luddites
Chapter 32 The Opened West 297(12)
Lewis and Clark Map the West
Tecumseh`s Resistance
Chapter 33 The End of Napoleon 309(10)
Napoleon`s Wars (And 1812, Too)
Waterloo!
Chapter 34 Freedom for South America 319(10)
Simon Bolivar: The Liberator
Freedom, But Not Unity
Chapter 35 Mexican Independence 329(8)
The Cry of Dolores
The Republic of Mexico
Chapter 36 The Slave Trade Ends 337(6)
The Work of the Abolitionists
Chapter 37 Troubled Africa 343(8)
The Zulu Kingdom
The Boers and the British
Chapter 38 American Tragedies 351(10)
The Trail of Tears
Nat Turner`s Revolt
Chapter 39 China Adrift 361(6)
The First Opium War
Chapter 40 Mexico and Her Neighbor 367(8)
Remember the Alamo
The Mexican-American War
Chapter 41 New Zealand and Her Rulers 375(6)
The Treaty of Waitangi
The New Zealand Wars
Chapter 42 The World of Forty-Nine 381(6)
The Gold Rush
A World of Unrest
Dates 387(6)
Index 393
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Hardback
432 pagina's
Januari 2004
567 gram
216 x 140 x 25 mm
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