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The Story of Mankind

Hendrik van Loon

Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by the author. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history. (Summary from mainlesson.com)

Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by the author. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history. (Summary from mainlesson.com)
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Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by the author. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history. (Summary from mainlesson.com)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

13h 31m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

08:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

09:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:07


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:25


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:11


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:08


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:52


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:16


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:41


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:29


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

23:43


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:28


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

19:21


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

09:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

10:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

13:37


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

11:23


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

10:05


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:59


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:02


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

12:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:56


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

19:26


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

09:29


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

15:04


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

12:03


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

27:28


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

09:05


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

27:04


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

17:08


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

22:48


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

28:42


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

33:13


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

09:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

13:48


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

07:56


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:48


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:16


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

13:32


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

28:13


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

24:05


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

21:46


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

16:32


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

41:25


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

19:36


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

10:01


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

15:51


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

10:18


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

28:55


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

18:10


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

20:01


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

01:33