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By Gale Eaton

The background in 50 sequence explores historical past by way of telling thematically associated tales. every one e-book contains 50 illustrated narrative bills of individuals and occasions a few recognized, others frequently ignored that, jointly, construct a wealthy connect-the-dots mosaic and problem traditional assumptions approximately how heritage unfolds. the autumn 2015 checklist additionally contains a historical past of go back and forth in 50 cars. destiny titles comprise A historical past of drugs in 50 Discoveries, A historical past of yankee tradition in 50 Innovators, A heritage of the Universe in 50 Milestones, A historical past of activities in 50 Athletes, and A background of growth in 50 Hoaxes.

In A heritage of Civilization in 50 failures, Gale Eaton weaves stories of the mess ups that ensue whilst civilization and nature collide. Volcanoes, fires, floods, and pandemics have devastated humanity for millions of years, and human advancements equivalent to molasses keeping tanks, pesticides, and deepwater oil rigs have created new, unexpected risks but civilization has complicated not only inspite of those mess ups yet partially due to them.

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