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Conquerors: From the Age of Legions, Empires and Kings, 3000 Years of Conquest and Rule

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Whether they set out to build an empire or simply to pillage, the world’s great conquerors blazed trails of bloody havoc across the pages of world history—and also across the pages of this action-packed interactive volume!
Filled with illustrations, photographs, and artistic reconstructions, Conquerors sheds light on the exploits of thirteen powerful invaders from before the 18th century—all of whom created and controlled kingdoms.
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Overview

Whether they set out to build an empire or simply to pillage, the world’s great conquerors blazed trails of bloody havoc across the pages of world history—and also across the pages of this action-packed interactive volume!
Filled with illustrations, photographs, and artistic reconstructions, Conquerors sheds light on the exploits of thirteen powerful invaders from before the 18th century—all of whom created and controlled kingdoms.
Every larger-than-life figure is detailed in turn, so budding historians will understand the scope of their conquests, the result of their actions, the underlying motivation for their behavior, and the military technology that enabled their successes. And kids will really enjoy the special interactive items that highlight the most exciting, gruesome, and amazing aspects of this history!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847322937
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 527,386
  • Age range: 8 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 12.00 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Rupert Matthews is an established freelance author of history books, newspaper columns, and articles. Rupert has written over 150 published books for adults and children. He has made a particular study of military history.
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