Discover how one assassination led to world war. This book focuses on the assassination in Sarajevo, analyzing how it came about, describing it, and discussing its consequences on history. Investigate the timeline to understand crucial dates surrounding the assassination. Read the debate section so you can consider the arguments and weigh the evidence about its role in history. Clear photographs, maps, contemporary views, a glossary, and tips for future research are included to help you to understand the importance of this turning point in history.
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Stewart Ross taught at all levels in Britain, the USA, the Middle East, and Sri Lanka before becoming a full-time writer. He has published novels for adults and works of fiction for children, as well as over 200 non-fiction books. His books have been translated into around 20 languages. Stewart visits schools, colleges, and universities in Britain, France, and elsewhere to talk about writing and pass on his passion for words.From School Library Journal:
Grade 4-9-These titles each focus on a single event, providing background for the occurrence and explaining its impact on world history. Black-and-white and full-color photographs, reproductions, and maps clarify complicated information. In the first book, Allan traces the problems faced by the Irish to a number of things, but mostly to the situation created by the English that condemned them to a life of poverty. Students will also learn the reason for the bitterness between the Irish and English that is still evident today. Assassination discusses the events leading up to the eve of World War I. The alliances among the various nations are described clearly and succinctly. Additionally, Ross explains how these alliances brought the nations of the world to the brink of confrontation. Negative reactions to the war in antiwar novels and poems are included. Students will find both of these books useful for research.
Lana Miles, Duchesne Academy, Houston, TX
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Book Description Heinemann, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 32 pages. 9.90x0.50x0.20 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1422392546