Shopping cart

0 Items $0.00

The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 1: From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution (Cartoon Guide Series) (Paperback)

The Cartoon History of the Modern World Part 1: From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution (Cartoon Guide Series) Cover Image
$18.99
On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of Sep 22 12:01am
(Adult Graphic Nonfict)

Description


The Cartoon History of the Modern World is a wickedly funny take on modern history. It is essentially a complete and up–to–date course in college level Modern World History, but presented as a graphic novel. In an engaging and humorous graphic style, Larry Gonick covers the history, personalities and big topics that have shaped our universe over the past five centuries, including the Industrial Revolution, the American Revolution, the Russian Revolution, the evolution of political, social, economic, and scientific thought, Communism, Fascism, Nazism, the Cold War, Globalization––and much more.

Volume I of the Cartoon History of the Modern World picks up from Gonick's award winning Cartoon History of the Universe Series. That series began with the Big Bang and ended with Christopher Columbus sailing for the New World. This book starts off with peoples that Columbus "discovered" and ends with the U.S. Revolution.

About the Author


Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780060760045
ISBN-10: 0060760044
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: December 26th, 2006
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Cartoon Guide Series
3019 Oakland Dr.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Open Monday - Saturday
9am-9pm

Sunday
9am-6pm
Phone (269) 385-2847
Email bookbugkalamazoo@gmail.com