The Cartoon History Of The Modern World Volume 2: Bastille To Baghdad

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The second part of The Cartoon History of the Modern World picks up where the first part left off, right after the American Revolution.

Gonick illuminates with the Enlightenment, then goes deep into the French Revolution, followed by Napoleon's conquests.

Cartoon History Of The Modern World Volume 2

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He covers everything from the Opium Wars to the post-Napoleonic world, industrialization and the working class, early 20th-century revolutionaries, World Wars I and II, the Cold War era, religious fundamentalism, and the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. A wickedly funny take on modern history presented as a graphic novel in an engaging and humorous style, Gonick puts his own spin on the history, personalities, and events that have shaped the world we inhabit today.

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Author Larry Gonick
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
Page Count 272pp
Publication Size 7.5 x 9.25
Publication Notes Softcover, b/w
Publication Date October 6, 2009
ISBN 978-0060760083

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