The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 4: The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

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This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls―over 150,000 copies of the series in print!

Where was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution?

Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives―and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of modern nations all around the world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, the final volume of the popular Story of the World series weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events in the years 1850-2000. From the Middle East and China to Africa and the Americas―find out what happened all around the world in the last century and a half. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes the stories of each continent and people group.

Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests―each available separately to accompany each volume of TheStory of the World Text Book. Volume 4 Grade Recommendation: Grades 3-8. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and maps

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Susan Wise Bauer is an educator and academic who has worked with parents and students for more than twenty years. She taught at the College of William & Mary in Virginia for fifteen years. Her previous best-selling titles for Norton include The Well-Trained Mind, The Well-Educated Mind, The Story of Western Science, and the History of the World series.

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“This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written.”
- Homeschooling in Japan

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