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Story of the World, Volume 4 by Susan Wise Bauer

Story of the World, Volume 4

The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR

by Susan Wise Bauer

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This spirited reading of the last in Susan Wise Bauer's Story of the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the peoples of the modern age.

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 ancient world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, The Story of the World 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 print book, as a supplement to a traditional history curriculum, or independently.

Susan Wise Bauer is a novelist and educator. With her mother, Jessie Wise, she co-authored The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (revised edition, Norton, 2004), a book that has rapidly become an educational standard. Susan teaches at The College of William and Mary in Virginia. She was home-educated herself; she and her husband Peter teach their four children at home as well. Visit her homepage at susanwisebauer.com.

Jim Weiss has been a storyteller for over 25 years. Winner of over 75 major national awards, he brings to life histories and pieces of classic literature ranging from the story of Galileo's life to the history of America in the time of Lincoln, from Arthurian legends to Greek myths, from Aesop to Shakespeare. You can explore more of his works at greathall.com.


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  • Published: September 2006
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: S023446
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