A World Made New

A World Made New

Why the Age of Exploration Happened and How It Changed the World

Book - 2007
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Random House, Inc.
National Geographic has always given readers the bigger picture of our world. Now The World Made New shows children the bigger context of American history. Written by award-winning children's author Marc Aronson and John W. Glenn, this innovative title will lead children through the causes and consequences of the defining age of exploration. Its unique approach will provide children with new ways of thinking about and learning from history, and instill a lasting sense of our country's past.

The World Made New provides a detailed account of the charting of the New World and the long-term effects of America's march into history. The text uses primary sources to bring history to life and features evocative profiles of the major explorers of the age. The book is beautifully illustrated with full-color artwork, multiple-time lines, and six custom National Geographic maps. The text and layout combine to provide an enlightening overview of New World exploration, and outline the historical context for the discoveries that literally changed the world.

The narrative carries young readers through this age of glorious, and sometimes inglorious, adventure. Follow the timeline of history unfolding; how the early colonies were established; how dissemination of products like the potato, tomato, tobacco, and corn made the Americas a major part of the new world economy; and how the Caribbean became a major trading hub.

Baker & Taylor
With the help of text based on primary sources, full-color artwork, custom maps, and time lines, a detailed account of the charting of the New World outlines the causes and consequences of this defining age of exploration.

Baker
& Taylor

A detailed account of the discovery of the New World outlines the causes and consequences of this defining age of exploration, discussing the empires already in place in the Americas, various expeditions, and explorers.
Describes how the discoveries made by the Europeans around the time of Columbus changed the world.

Publisher: Washington D.C. : National Geographic, c2007
ISBN: 9780792269786 (lib. bdg.)
0792269780 (lib. bdg.)
9780792264545 (hardcover)
0792264541 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: J910.903 ARO
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Glenn, John W.

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