Parallel History: The Nineteenth-Century World

Alex Woolf

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Franklin Watts


What developments in government and society, industry, exploration and discovery, science and technology, art, architecture and literature, medicine, communication and transport were there in the nineteenth-century world of Europe, and how did these compare with those made during the same time period in the Islamic world and elsewhere in Africa and Asia? What was happening at the same time in the Americas? Packed with beautiful illustrations, this book, in the Parallel History series for readers upwards of age nine, will help you to explore the nineteenth-century world chronologically, with timelines to show you when major events and achievements took place.

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Well set out, with enticing instructions and very clear and detailed timelines on every page, this is informative and engaging, with easy to remember facts.

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