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  1. The Book of the Ancient World (Reprint - Covers May Vary)
    The Book of the Ancient World (Reprint - Covers May Vary)
    The Book of the Ancient World (Reprint - Covers May Vary)
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  2. The Book of the Ancient World (Reprint - Covers May Vary)

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The Book of the Ancient World is an account of our common heritage from the dawn of civilization to the coming of the Greeks. It is the story of how human beings began their great adventure of learning how to live; of how they have sought to satisfy the practical needs of their bodies, the questioning of their minds, and the searching of their spirits. Dorothy Mills had an uncanny and unique ability to write history that is interesting and at the same time based on sound scholarship. Her direct, engaging approach is valued increasingly by the many parents in our day who are looking for reliable materials for homeschooling or home study, as well as by many private school educators.

Angelico Press has undertaken to reprint the highly-prized six volumes of her historical works as part of its effort to offer texts ideally suited to the needs of a new generation of teachers and students. In a world where the quality of education has so deteriorated, may the reissue of this wonderful historical series shine as a beacon to a new generation of young (and not so young) scholars!

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Dorothy Mills
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781597313537
ISBN
159731353X
Label
Angelico Press
Manufacturer
Angelico Press
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
260
PublicationDate
2007-12-18
Publisher
Angelico Press
Studio
Angelico Press
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Wow- I had no idea this was available. I have a sturdy hardback copy from 1923 and assumed I was one of the few that appreciated it. My children all read this book when studying the Ancient World in about grade 6. It is written in an engaging narrative style. It could be enjoyed by 3rd or 4th graders as a read-aloud or by high-schoolers as a history book that is not stuffy, scholarly, or dry. It is one of those books that might be enjoyed by anyone from ten to fifty years of age. The only thing it lacks is color pictures. However, that is why we have the DK Eyewitness books and First Civilizations: Cultural Atlas for Young People.
Content: History of Egyptians, Assyrians and Babylonians, Hebrews (Israel), Hittites, Persians, Phoenicians
This is wonderfully written. I have never enjoyed history, but the author's style of writing made it interesting and drew me in. I plan to use this book for homeschooling.

My copy of this book from Dawn Chorus is missing a few things that were in the original book. The list of illustrations is missing. The map illustrating the ancient world on page 1 is missing, and so is the map of the Persian Empire from page 192. I will not purchase any more of the Dawn Chorus reprints now that I know they leave things out.
If you're a homeschooling mom (or dad) or one considering homeschooling, then you know there are a TON of curriculum options out there. Some are better than others, but it really boils down to what style of homeschooling you are going to employ. If you are taking the classical approach, like my wife and I intend to do, then you definitely know the name Dorothy Mills. Dorothy Mills wrote a six book series on ancient history. Two different publishers have taken the time to re-print these, Memoria Press and Angelico Press. Even though Memoria Press has student and teacher guides, you can purchase with them, they only have four of the six volumes. Personally, I prefer the Angelico Press editions after all and will be reviewing one volume every other month on my blog. Today, I am starting with The Book of the Ancient World.

The Book of the Ancient World begins with an Introduction that speaks of cave men and prehistoric times. It speaks of making stone tools and how some people... Read more
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