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Cartoon History of the Universe 1 Vol. 1-7 (Cartoon History of the Universe) (Pt.1)

Cartoon History of the Universe 1  Vol. 1-7 (Cartoon History of the Universe) (Pt.1)

Cartoon History of the Universe 1 Vol. 1-7 (Cartoon History of the Universe) (Pt.1)

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Gonick, Larry; Larry Gonick;  
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Humor > Form > Comic Strips & Cartoons
出版社
Three Rivers Press
ISBN-13
9780385265201
ISBN-10
0385265204
出版日期
1990-08
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3.0 * 26.9 * 21.3
装帧
Paperback
版本
First Edition

Product Description

An entertaining and informative illustrated guide  that makes world history accessible, appealing,  and funny.

Amazon.com Review

One of the beautiful things about comics is that it is possibly the best medium for combining education and entertainment. No one knows this better than Larry Gonick, whose Cartoon History series spans many subjects. Whether you are a fan of history, comics, or Gonick's books, The Cartoon History of the Universe I is a great place to start. Part I contains volumes 1 to 7, from the Big Bang to Alexander the Great.

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"Obviously one of the great books of  all time." -- Terry Jones.

From the Inside Flap

An entertaining and informative illustrated guide that makes world history accessible, appealing, and funny.

From the Back Cover

"Obviously one of the great books of all time." -- Terry Jones.

From Publishers Weekly

Gonick's hilariously informative history of the planet is a great addition to the growing field of comics trade books. Starting with the Big Bang theory and moving on to the "evolution of everything," he manages to cover three billion years--from the origins of cellular life to the fossil and dinosaur periods that followed, right up to the first appearance of hominids--all with casual erudition, silly humor and delightfully cartoony black-and-white drawings. But Gonick doesn't stop there. He reinstates the record of women (their theoretical role in the development of agriculture and the matrilineal clans of the neolithic era) as well as accurately restoring black racial characteristics to the Egyptian dynasties. He also surveys other highly evolved ancient civilizations: the Sumerians, the Hittites, the Assyrians and the Israelites. Gonick cheerfully conjures rulers, warriors and slaves alike, many stumbling around in the desert, as they form the foundations for Western civilization. This is Gonick's first book.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

From the Publisher

An entertaining and informative illustrated guide that makes world history accessible, appealing, and funny.

"Obviously one of the great books of all time." -- Terry Jones.