What Did the Ancient Greeks Do for Me? (Linking the Past and Present)

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From philosophy and democracy to the catapult and the Olympics, the Ancient Greeks continue to influence all aspects of contemporary life. Read this book to find out more about how we encounter links to the ancient world every day.

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Patrick Catel has worked in children's publishing for over a dozen years. He has been involved in the publication of hundreds of titles on  a wide range of topics. If it's winter and he's not working on books, he's probably hitting the slopes!

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Egotistic titles aside, these cultural studies are worth considering for the often-illuminating connections they make between ancient and modern science, technology, ideas, and even social practices. Though simplistic (""Chinese men usually wore hats. Thes --School Library Journal

These books all begin with a brief section that introduces the featured civilization and includes a map outlining the area it inhabited. The remainder of each book discusses the lifestyle of the ancient people and includes ""Then"" and ""Now"" text boxes show --Library Media Connection

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