The Seriously Weird History of The Ancient World

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Structured around eleven key questions, this book provides a stimulating overview to the National History Curriculum –Year 7, The Ancient World. The questions also provide a challenging, engaging focus for student research in the in-depth studies.

THE CONTENTIOUS CONTENT.

‘History is an argument without end.’ Pieter Geyl.

 

INVESTIGATING THE ANCIENT PAST.

  1. Why wasn’t the Human Race destroyed at birth?
  2. How did Humans take over all the world?
  3.  Was Farming the greatest invention before sliced bread?
  4.  Was Metal the greatest invention before sliced bread?

 

THE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD.

  1. Did Cities civilize Humanity?
  2. Was Egypt a Monumental Failure as a Civilization?
  3. Was Greek Greatness due to Geeks or Geography?
  4.  What have the Ancient Romans ever done for us?

 

THE ASIAN WORLD.

  1. Why didn’t Ancient China take over the Ancient World?
  2. Was religion the factor that made India the greatest of all the Ancient Civilizations?

 

EPILOGUE.

What, do ALL civilizations decline and fall, even our own?