Exploring World History

Exploring World History, a newly published series, provides comprehensive coverage of the history of a number of countries that are featured in the secondary Australian HASS curriculum for Years 7-1o History and Years 11-12 Ancient and Modern History strands. Each title in this series contains colour photos, illustrations, charts, maps, an index, glossary and timeline of key events. Content covers early history through to modern times and challenges the reader to consider future possibilities in the conclusions. Australia

Australia commences with the fist inhabitants with strong coverage on Aboriginal engagement with the land, traditions and beliefs; followed by early exploration and visitation including European, British and Macassan; penal colonisation/invasion and exploration including a section on Aboriginal resistance.China

China: Explore the whole history of this amazing land, from its earliest days through the arrival of European visitors to the tumultuous days from which modern China emerged. Read about the philosophers, poets, and emperors of ancient China and travel through the 20th century with the Red Army.

JapanJapan: For thousands of years, the island nation of Japan remained proudly isolated, developing a culture with roots in ancient religions, rites, and beliefs. As time went on, the people began to take their place in the world, and that foundation of unity allowed them to have an influence far beyond their homeland through to the impact of military engagements in the 20th century and Western influences of today.

Other titles in the series include:

PolarRegions NorthAmerica LatinAmerica India Africa

Titles in the Exploring World History series are available in hardback from INT Books in Australia.

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About jenbales

Avid lover of children's literature, experienced teacher librarian with expertise in resourcing the Australian Curriculum; Adjunct lecturer for Charles Sturt University and a representative of INT Books.
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