By Gale Eaton

The heritage in 50 sequence explores background through telling thematically associated tales. each one publication comprises 50 illustrated narrative bills of individuals and occasions a few famous, others usually missed that, jointly, construct a wealthy connect-the-dots mosaic and problem traditional assumptions approximately how historical past unfolds. the autumn 2015 checklist additionally features a background of go back and forth in 50 autos. destiny titles contain A heritage of drugs in 50 Discoveries, A background of yank tradition in 50 Innovators, A historical past of the Universe in 50 Milestones, A historical past of activities in 50 Athletes, and A heritage of development in 50 Hoaxes.

In A historical past of Civilization in 50 mess ups, Gale Eaton weaves stories of the failures that ensue while civilization and nature collide. Volcanoes, fires, floods, and pandemics have devastated humanity for millions of years, and human advancements equivalent to molasses retaining tanks, pesticides, and deepwater oil rigs have created new, unexpected risks but civilization has complicated not only inspite of those mess ups yet partly as a result of them.

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