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Places in History - Set of 5
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    Publisher: World Almanac Library
    Series: Places in History
    Ages: 10 to 15
    Size: 7¾ X 10½
    Total Pages: 48
    For Grades: 4 to 9
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    Places in History takes readers inside some of the most important and fascinating historic sites in the world. This in-depth "tour" describes the people and events that have made each place significant. Readers will understand how events that took place at each site, such as the Treaty of Versailles, have altered the course of world history. They will also learn what is being done to preserve these important landmarks for future generations.


    Inside- Versailles

    Titles include:


    The Forbidden City

    The Ming and the Qing Empires ruled China for centuries, and the Forbidden City was the seat of both empires. Learn about the history of the Forbidden City from the days of Emperor Yongle to the fall of the Qing dynasty to its status today as a landmark of world history. Explore major sites in the Forbidden City, including the Gate of Heavenly Peace and the Palace of Heavenly Purity. Get to know the cultural and artistic traditions of the Forbidden City's people and see how their legacy is being preserved.


    The Great Pyramid of Giza

    Describes the history and function of the great pyramid of Giza.


    The Inca City of Cuzco

    Looks at the history of the Inca city of Cuzco, describing its major sites, people, and culture.


    The Tower of London

    Describes the history and function of the Tower of London, how it was built, and daily life inside the Tower of London.


    Versailles

    Places in History takes readers inside some of the most important and fascinating historic sites in the world. This in-depth tour describes the people and events that have made each place significant. Readers will understand how events that took place at each site, such as the Treaty of Versailles, beheadings at the Tower of London, and decisions made in the White House have altered the course of world history.