School Library Journal - School Library JournalGr 10 Up-These titles utilize an anthology approach that provides students with eyewitness accounts featuring contributions by a who's who of internationally acclaimed experts. The table of contents and index allow for easy access. Noteworthy inclusions are a detailed bibliography, chronology, drawings, pictures, and maps. The 1400s examines a multitude of key events from politics, war, and everyday life to the Renaissance, exploration, and the Aztec/Inca Empires in the Americas. In The 1000s, readers journey into Western Europe after the Dark Ages. Topics discussed include feudalism, the Norman Conquest, Vikings, Crusades, Islam, the culture of Asia, and the rise of civilizations in the New World. Useful books for both school and public libraries.-L. R. Little, Penticton Public Library, British Columbia, Canada Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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