The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times: From Elizabeth the First to the Forty-Niners / Edition 2

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Overview

History will never be the same again!
This spirited reading of the first in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of ancient times.
Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World weaves world history into a storybook format. This volume covers the major historical events from the years 1600 to 1850—from Elizabeth I to the gold rush in California.
This Story of the World audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice has been described as “liquid gold” (CNN-TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly). It may be used along with the print books (The Story of the World Volume 3 Text Book, Activity Book, and Tests; each sold separately), as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently. Approximately 11 hours on 9 CDs.
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Editorial Reviews

Homeschooling in Japan
“This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written.”
Cafi Cohen
“This works wonderfully as a family read-aloud... There's plenty of dialogue and enough detail to keep adults interested.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933339177
  • Publisher: Peace Hill Press
  • Publication date: 1/7/2008
  • Series: Story of the World Series
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: 10 CDs
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 380,579
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Wise Bauer is the best-selling author of the Story of the World series, The Well-Trained Mind, The Well-Educated Mind, The History of the Ancient World, and The History of the Medieval World. She lives in Charles City, Virginia.

Jim Weiss has been a storyteller for more than twenty-five years. He lives and works in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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