La Grecia Clásica a tu alcance (Spanish Edition) by AA. VV.,Cristina González Díez

By AA. VV.,Cristina González Díez

¿Sabías que los antiguos griegos inventaron los angeles democracia, l. a. filosofía, el teatro y los Juegos Olímpicos? ¿Y que fueron precursores en los campos de los angeles ciencia, los angeles medicina, los angeles economía y el urbanismo? ¿Sabías cómo descubrió Arquímedes su famoso principio?

Explorar l. a. historia de l. a. Grecia Clásica es descubrir una civilización con una riqueza cultural que no ha dejado de inspirar al mundo occidental. De Zeus a Atenea, de Aquiles a Ulises, los dioses y los héroes griegos están presentes en numerosas manifestaciones artísticas y literarias. Las batallas, los desafíos y las hazañas relatadas en los angeles Ilíada y los angeles Odisea todavía hoy nos fascinan…

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Haiti (Modern World Nations) by Charles F. Gritzner

By Charles F. Gritzner

This booklet, a part of the "Modern international international locations" sequence. Chapters conceal geography, background, humans and tradition, govt and politics, the economic climate, and probabilities for the long run. The textual content is dense and provided in very lengthy sentences and paragraphs, so even if the e-book is small and may attract more youthful readers, the narrative will most likely paintings most sensible for the older finish of the age variety. The ebook additionally comprises a number of parts to assist scholars doing study, together with an inventory of pertinent evidence, background highlights, a bibliography, feedback for additional examining and examine, and a close index.

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SOS: Stories of Survival by Ed Butts

By Ed Butts

Everyone’s lifestyles is touched at your time through catastrophe. yet a few failures loom so huge they're overseas occasions. The tales of these who pass though such devastating occasions resembling earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, fires, and floods are either heartbreaking and compelling. frequently they're inspiring and uplifting.

SOS: tales of Survival tells the stories of younger survivors of such mess ups — teenage coal miners trapped deep lower than the skin of the earth in Springhill, Nova Scotia; teenagers who ran to flee the toxic exploding gases spewing from Mont Pelee on Martinique; youth who rode the roofs in their houses in Pennsylvania’s roaring Johnstown Flood; and children who survived, yet nonetheless be afflicted by, the nuclear twist of fate in Chernobyl.

Archival pictures rfile those remarkable sagas.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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World War II: From the Rise of the Nazi Party to the by Diane Taylor,Samuel Carbaugh

By Diane Taylor,Samuel Carbaugh

Why did the realm locate itself immersed in one other worldwide clash purely 20 years after global warfare I?

World battle II: From the increase of the Nazi occasion to the losing of the Atomic Bomb introduces young ones a while 12 to fifteen to the political, army, and cultural forces that shook the globe from 1939 to 1945 and past. Germany suffered extraordinarily after international warfare I, as a result of harsh repercussions imposed at the nation with the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. Hitler and the Nazi get together, with their extremist perspectives on racial superiority and their eagerness to erase yes ethnicities and cultures via systemic homicide, came upon a rustic able to stand up and overcome weaker international locations. Totalitarianism wasn’t constrained to Germany, besides the fact that. The Axis international locations of Italy and Japan additionally observed possibilities to beat surrounding international locations. The early occasions of the Nineteen Forties confident the Allied nations of France, Britain, Russia, and the U.S. to affix forces opposed to the aggressor nations.

World struggle II invitations heart university scholars to envision the occasions best as much as, in the course of, and after WWII and the repercussions of those occasions on populations world wide. Readers know about Germany's invasion of Poland and the ensuing domino fall of occasions that engaged a number of international locations and finally triggered the deaths of 60 million humans, together with forty million civilians. additionally they see how the darkish aspect of Hitler’s ideology was once continually current, ultimately leading to the Holocaust, the systematic homicide of eleven million humans, together with 6 million Jews and different populations.

Through fundamental resources, crucial questions, and fascinating textual content, readers achieve a complete knowing of the politics, the economics, the tactic, and the human adventure of this international clash. in addition they paintings to discover comparisons and parallels among the realm because it used to be prior to and through WWII and because it is now. Investigative actions, together with deconstructing patriotic songs of the period and interpreting maps of Europe, Asia, and Africa in the course of assorted time sessions function jumping-off issues for extra severe pondering and explorative inquiry as young children delve into the legacy of worldwide warfare II. What did the area examine from international battle II? may international conflict II ever ensue again?

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China (Social Studies Readers) by Gisela Lee

By Gisela Lee

chinese language tradition has replaced tremendously through the years, however the chinese language humans nonetheless have a good time the nice adjustments of their tradition and state. This attractive publication will educate readers concerning the terrific heritage of China, the nice Wall, and a few of the dynasties that governed, together with the Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, and Ming. Readers also will notice chinese language philosophies which are nonetheless practiced this day, similar to Confucianism and Taoism. the beautiful images, fantastic evidence, and interesting sidebars paintings along side the easy-to-read textual content, priceless desk of contents, and available thesaurus and index to supply readers with a studying event that's either stress-free and informative.

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Audie Murphy: War Hero and Movie Star (Stars of Texas by Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

By Dr. Judy Alter PhD,Patrick Messersmith

Audie Murphy was once the main adorned soldier in the course of global struggle II. He used to be provided the Medal of Honor, the top army award for bravery given to any person who dangers their existence above and past the decision of duty.

Audie Murphy's existence used to be formed by means of 3 issues: the nice melancholy of the Nineteen Thirties, global conflict II of the Nineteen Forties, and a Hollywood occupation which started within the early Nineteen Fifties and persevered during the Nineteen Sixties. The melancholy and his family's poverty toughened him. The conflict used to be the adventure that him all his existence and taken him repute. Hollywood was once by no means like actual lifestyles to him. Of the 3, conflict was once the definitive event of his life.

On may perhaps 28, 1971, Audie, besides a number of different males, have been passengers on a personal aircraft on their strategy to examine a enterprise chance. The airplane crashed in fog and rain at the aspect of a mountain close to Roanoke, Virginia. All aboard have been killed. Audie Murphy used to be buried with complete army honors at Arlington nationwide Cemetery.

Audie Murphy used to be a real American hero and his existence was once a rags- to-riches tale. yet in Audie Murphy, writer Judy modify exhibits that popularity doesn't consistently carry happiness.

Audie Murphy is the 5th name within the Stars of Texas sequence, aimed toward fourth graders learning for the Texas background part of the TAKS try. the 1st 3 books within the sequence, Henrietta King: Rancher and Philanthropist, Mirabeau B. Lamar: moment President of Texas, and Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First girl Governor of Texas, were selected for the sped up Reader software, and Henrietta King was once a Spur Award finalist. loose workbooks for all Stars of Texas sequence books can be found online.

 Download the unfastened task Book/Teacher's advisor at http://www.tfhcc.com/press/younger.html

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Lulu's Christmas Story: A True Story of Faith and Hope by Ludmilla Bollow

By Ludmilla Bollow

Christmas is eagerly awaited via Lulu, a tender lady residing in a small Wisconsin city through the nice melancholy. Anticipation is reworked into anxiousness whilst Daddy loses his activity, doubts approximately Santa flicker, and that Shirley Temple doll turns out additional away than ever. Mama finds her personal brutal Christmas as an orphan, including new concerns. yet it truly is Lulu's deep religion and colourful desire that retains her waiting for each one new day and the wonderful reward of Christmas. In her touching memoir, Ludmilla Bollow, an award-winning playwright and novelist, recounts the yr sooner than her family's hardest Christmas. there is a haunting come across with freaks at a circus sideshow, the heartbreaking lack of the town's recluse who used to be devoted to discovering real love, a disastrous Thanksgiving at Grandma's, and, in fact, the long-awaited Christmas! Lulu's spirit of affection and pleasure radiates all through this emotional keep in mind of kinfolk existence in the course of difficult times.

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AQA GCSE History: Understanding the Modern World by David Ferriby,Dave Martin,Ben Walsh

By David Ferriby,Dave Martin,Ben Walsh

Create a stimulating, well-paced instructing direction during the 2016 GCSE heritage specification utilizing this tailored sequence that pulls on a legacy of market-leading background textbooks and the person topic specialisms of the writer crew to motivate scholar success.

- inspire your scholars to deepen their topic wisdom via a fascinating and thought-provoking narrative that makes ancient thoughts available and fascinating to brand new learners

- Embed revolutionary abilities improvement in each lesson with rigorously designed concentration initiatives that inspire scholars to query, examine and interpret key topics

- Take scholars' historic realizing to the subsequent point through the use of a wealth of unique modern resource fabric to inspire wider mirrored image on varied periods

- support your scholars in attaining their strength at GCSE with revision guidance and perform questions geared in the direction of the replaced review version, plus precious recommendation to assist examination preparation

- with a bit of luck navigate the hot AQA specification utilizing the professional perception of skilled authors and academics with interpreting experience

This unmarried middle textual content comprises all 4 interval reviews and the subsequent wider international intensity studies:

- clash and pressure, 1894-1918

- clash and pressure, 1918-1939

- clash and pressure among East and West, 1945-1972

- clash and stress in Asia, 1950-1975

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U.S.-Mexican War (America at War) by Bronwyn Mills,John S. Bowman

By Bronwyn Mills,John S. Bowman

debatable and unpopular, the U.S.-Mexican warfare divided the country's loyalties greater than any occasion on the time because the Revolution. however the realities of the time have been powerfully formed by way of the assumption within the delusion of "Manifest future" that the USA used to be predestined to occupy the North American continent "from sea to shining sea" and so a warfare of conquest used to be introduced. while it was once over, the USA had doubled its measurement on the fee of Mexico, which had reduced in size by way of part. A fast-moving narrative packed with evocative and traditionally actual element, U.S.-Mexican warfare, Revised version tells the complete tale of a long-ignored yet serious passage in American army background that was once quickly overshadowed via the Civil battle. This new version includes a bankruptcy concentrating on the leading edge army strategies and weaponry concerned in the course of the conflict.

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