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This spirited reading of the final volume in Susan Wise Bauer’s The Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of the modern age (1850-2000). Introduce your whole family to this engaging history series–over 800,000 in print!
Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives-and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the globe. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of the modern world.
Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World Vol. 4: The Modern Age, Text weaves world history into a storybook format. This volume covers the major historical events of the years 1850 to the late 1990s, from the reign of England’s Queen Victoria to the collapse of the Berlin Wall.
This Story of the World audiobook is a collaboration between Jim Weiss, whose voice is “liquid gold” (CNN TV), and Susan Wise Bauer, whose writing has been described as “timeless and intelligent” (Publishers Weekly). It may be used along with the text, as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently