Winner of the 1st John Newbery Medal, this is Hendrik van Loon's popular vintage, up-to-date for the twenty-first century.
First released in 1921, The tale of Mankind has charmed generations of readers of every age with its heat, simplicity, and knowledge. starting with the origins of human lifestyles and sweeping ahead to light up all of background, Hendrik van Loon's incomparable prose enlivens the characters and occasions of all ages. His specific skill to exhibit heritage as a desirable story of event has endeared the e-book to numerous readers and has accorded it a distinct position in publishing historical past. This re-creation, which keeps van Loon's unique illustrations, has been mentioned up to now through John Merriman, professor of heritage at Yale collage. It contains crucial advancements of the final decades-including house exploration, the emergence of the constructing international locations, the chilly conflict, the net, and the striking advances we've got witnessed in medication and technological know-how - and appears ahead into the chance of the twenty-first century.