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By Gale Eaton

The background in 50 sequence explores heritage through telling thematically associated tales. each one ebook contains 50 illustrated narrative money owed of individuals and occasions a few famous, others frequently neglected that, jointly, construct a wealthy connect-the-dots mosaic and problem traditional assumptions approximately how background unfolds. the autumn 2015 checklist additionally encompasses a historical past of shuttle in 50 autos. destiny titles contain A background of drugs in 50 Discoveries, A historical past of yankee tradition in 50 Innovators, A heritage of the Universe in 50 Milestones, A background of activities in 50 Athletes, and A background of growth in 50 Hoaxes.

In A historical past of Civilization in 50 failures, Gale Eaton weaves stories of the mess ups that ensue while civilization and nature collide. Volcanoes, fires, floods, and pandemics have devastated humanity for millions of years, and human advancements corresponding to molasses retaining tanks, pesticides, and deepwater oil rigs have created new, unexpected risks but civilization has complex not only even with those mess ups yet partially due to them.

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