The Cartoon History of the Modern World PDF ePub eBook

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The Cartoon History of the Modern World free pdf "Cartoon History of the Modern World" is a wickedly funny take on modern history. In two volumes of engaging and witty graphics, Larry Gonick covers the history, personalities, and big topics that have shaped our universe over the past five centuries. Volume I of the "Carton History of the Modern World" picks up where Gonick's bestselling "Cartoon History of the Universe" left off with Christopher Columbus about to set sail on his fateful voyage to the New World. The book also opens with the history of Aztec and Inca, the empires in Asia, and the formation of the first fully global system of trade and ideas. Next comes the Protestant Reformation, the reorientation of Europe and the birth of modern political philosophy and science. The final section covers the competition between France and Britain in North America and culminates with the American Revolution and U.S. Constitution.

About Larry Gonick

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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Author : Larry Gonick
Publisher : HarperCollins
Data Published : 02 November 2006
ISBN : 0060760044
EAN : 9780060760045
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 259 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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