100 Natural Wonders of the World (100 Series). I bought this book in the belief that it would describe 100 selected inventions that shaped world history and also analyze how and why.
100 Natural Wonders of the World (100 Series). However, the descriptions of the inventions were brief, they did not spend a lot of thought on the selection, and there was no analysis of why a certain invention had shaped history. From School Library Journal. Gr 6-9-& history'' as interpreted in these books is heavily weighted toward famous Europeans and Americans, with only a smattering of non-Western figures
100 Natural Wonders of the World (100 Series). Gr 6-9-& history'' as interpreted in these books is heavily weighted toward famous Europeans and Americans, with only a smattering of non-Western figures. Women includes queens, a number of scientists, and the most famous 19th-century advocates for women's suffrage. There are all-too-few surprise entries, like Lakshmi Bai, an Indian Rani who led her troops in the Sepoy Rebellion, or the gallant American arctic explorer, Louise Boyd.
112 pages : 23 cm. Discusses various natural wonders from around the world including Angel Falls, Victoria Falls, the Sahara Desert, the Dead Sea, and the Mississippi River. On spine "100 natural wonders.
Bill Yenne is the author of several novels and over three dozen books on historical topics. He has also been a contributor to encyclopedias of both world wars. The New Yorker wrote of Sitting Bull, his biography of the great Lakota leader, that it "excels as a study in leadership
Bill Yenne is the author of several novels and over three dozen books on historical topics. The New Yorker wrote of Sitting Bull, his biography of the great Lakota leader, that it "excels as a study in leadership. Library Journal observed that "enthusiastic World War II readers will be drawn to" his dual biography, Aces High: The Heroic Story of the Two Top Scoring American Aces of World War II.
From the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon to the majestic Victoria Falls, from the mysterious Cango Caves to the grand Mount Everest-100 Natural Wonders of the World is the perfect guide to discovering and exploring some of nature's greatest wonders. Discover some of the most extraordinary natural phenomena.
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Place of Publication. Natural History: General. Country of Publication. Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books.
100 Natural Wonders of the World. His book Guinness: The 250 Year Quest for the Perfect Pint was listed among the top business books of the year by Cond Nast Portfolio Magazine, which rated Yenne's tome as its TOP pick for "Cocktail Conversation. 0912517158 (ISBN13: 9780912517155). page turner," and the "best book yet written on the saga.