By David Stevenson
In the summertime of 1914 Europe exploded right into a frenzy of mass violence. The struggle that had international repercussions, destroying 4 empires and costing hundreds of thousands of lives. Even the positive nations have been scarred for a iteration, and we nonetheless this day stay in the conflict's shadow. during this significant new research, released a few 90 years after the 1st global struggle all started, David Stevenson re-examines the factors, direction and impression of this 'war to finish war', putting it within the context of its period and exposing its underlying dynamics. His booklet offers a wide-ranging foreign historical past, drawing on insights from the most recent examine. It bargains compelling solutions to the most important questions about how this negative fight spread out: questions that stay disturbingly correct for our personal time.
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Further Investigations Books Bordessa, Kris. Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2006. Fisher, Verna. Explore Colonial America! 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments. White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press, 2009. C. org 26 Index B barn raisings, 3–6 birthdays, 16 C celebrations, 6, 8, 12, 13–16, 17, 19–20 children’s roles, 6, 9–12, 15, 24 Christmas, 15 community events, 3–14 cornhusking, 7–8 H harvest time, 7–8, 13–14 holidays, 13–15 M map of colonies, iii men’s roles, 5–6, 15, 17 Middle Colonies, iii, 15, 19 music, 17–22 N Native Americans, 13–14, 23–24 neighbors, 3–14 New England Colonies, iv, 13–14, 15, 18 27 P parties.
Colonial children learned similar lessons through Aesop’s Fables. Kids today still enjoy these animal stories. 24 Glossary ancestors: people from your family that lived before you. Aesop’s Fables: a collection of stories that teach a lesson, written by the Greek storyteller Aesop. ball: a fancy party with dancing. barn raising: building a wooden barn with a group of people. beam: a strong piece of wood laid across posts for support. bonds: links between people. Colonial America: the name given to this country when talking about the years 1607–1776.