The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 3: Early Modern Times

by Susan Wise Bauer Author

(From Amazon): This read-aloud series is designed for parents to share with elementary-school children. Enjoy it together and introduce your child to the marvelous story of the world's civilizations. Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child; Volume 3: Early Modern Times weaves world history into a story book format. Who was the Sun King? Why did the Luddites go around England smashing machines? And how did samurai become sumo wrestlers? The Story of the World covers the sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa, China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the world in long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents and children to share together, The Story of the World includes each continent and major people group. Volume 3: Early Modern Times is the third of a four volume series and covers the major historical events in the years 1600 to 1850, as well as including maps, illustrations, and tales from each culture.


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Resource Type
Print Status
In Print
Geographical Setting
Historical Setting
1600 - 1850
Peace Hill Press


  • 1 A World of Empires
  • 2 Protestant Rebellions
  • 3 James, King of Two Countries
  • 4 Searching for the Northwest Passage
  • 5 Warlords of Japan
  • 6 New Colonies in the New World
  • 7 The Spread of Slavery
  • 8 The Middle of the East
  • 9 The Western War
  • 10 Far East of Europe
  • 11 The Moghul Emperors of India
  • 12 Battle, Fire and Plague in England
  • 13 The Sun King
  • 14 The Rise of Prussia
  • 15 A New World in Conflict
  • 16 The West
  • 17 Russia Looks West
  • 18 East and West Collids
  • 19 The English in India
  • 20 The Imperial East
  • 21 Fighting Over North America
  • 22 Revolution!
  • 23 The New Country
  • 24 South
  • 25 Revolution Gone Sour
  • 26 Catherine the Great
  • 27 A Changing World
  • 28 China and the Rest of the World
  • 29 The Rise of Bonaparte
  • 30 Freedom in the Caribbean
  • 31 A Different Kind of Rebellion
  • 32 The Opened West
  • 33 The End of Napoleon
  • 34 Freedom four South America
  • 35 Mexican Independence
  • 36 The Slave Trade Ends
  • 37 Troubled Africa
  • 38 American Tragedies
  • 39 China Adrift
  • 40 Mexico and Her Neighbor
  • 41 New Zealand and Her Rulers
  • 42 The World of Forty-Nine

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