By Teresa A. Meade

Introduces readers to the dramatic occasions, amazing humans, and distinct customs and traditions that experience formed a number of the world's international locations. This sequence touches on components as assorted because the improvement of the economic system to the function of ladies in society to alterations within the political landscape.

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