Comparative history like that featured in the exceptional Around the World series turns young historians into whirl-wind -- yet thoughtful -- global travelers. Moving continent by continent, between 300 B.C. and 1800, they visit important locations, meet notable people and witness momentous events. They reflect on affairs in one part of the world within the context of what they know is happening elsewhere. They contemplate the big picture, but take pleasure in abundant interesting anecdotes, quirky facts and stunning ...

1200 2002, Cavendish Square Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780761410812