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              Books by E. M. Synge

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              The Discovery of New Worlds: A History of the Roman, English, Spanish and Portuguese Empires; How Each Explored and Colonized New Lands
                

              The Discovery of New Worlds: A History of the Roman, English, Spanish and Portuguese Empires; How Each Explored and Colonized New Lands (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Synge, E. M.

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              This history of the world concerns countries which discovered new lands and expanded the reach of civilization; principally, the Roman, English, Spanish and Portuguese Empires.

              ISBN 9781789872026
              Released NZ 27 Feb 2020
              Publisher Pantianos Classics
              Interest Age Children
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              On the Shores of the Great Sea
                

              On the Shores of the Great Sea (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Illustrated by Synge, E. M.

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              Book I in The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, On the Shores of the Great Sea focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Pe...rsians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean area by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded history are also related. Suitable for children ages 9 and up to read to themselves and for children as young as 6 as a read-aloud. The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, comprises a set of five volumes, written at a middle school reading level, that cover all major events in the history of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded history to the close of the nineteenth century. With fifty or so short chapters in each volume, the series links the great eras in time and place together by a chain of stories of individuals who played principal parts in the events related. While statesmen and military commanders figure heavily in the narrative, stories of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and religious figures are also presented. The author writes in an engaging fashion, using dialog frequently to bring scenes to life. She juxtaposes events happening at the same time in different parts of the world in a style reminiscent of the books of Genevieve Foster. This series is an excellent introduction to world history for adult readers as well as for children.
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              ISBN 9781599150130
              Released NZ 7 Jan 2006
              Publisher Yesterday's Classics
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              The Awakening of Europe
                

              The Awakening of Europe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Illustrated by Synge, E. M.

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              Book III in The Story of the World series by M. B. Synge, The Awakening of Europe covers the reformation in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England, as well as the settlement of colonies in America. The rise of England and the Netherlands as sea powers, and the correspondin...g fall of Spain, as well as the rise of Russia, Austria, and the German states are also presented. Suitable for children ages 11 and up to read to themselves and for children as young as 8 as a read-aloud. The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, comprises a set of five volumes, written at a middle school reading level, that cover all major events in the history of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded history to the close of the nineteenth century. With fifty or so short chapters in each volume, the series links the great eras in time and place together by a chain of stories of individuals who played principal parts in the events related. While statesmen and military commanders figure heavily in the narrative, stories of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and religious figures are also presented. The author writes in an engaging fashion, using dialog frequently to bring scenes to life. She juxtaposes events happening at the same time in different parts of the world in a style reminiscent of the books of Genevieve Foster. This series is an excellent introduction to world history for adult readers as well as for children.
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              ISBN 9781599150154
              Released NZ 1 Jan 2006
              Publisher Yesterday's Classics
              Interest Age Children
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              The Discovery of New Worlds
                

              The Discovery of New Worlds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Illustrated by Synge, E. M.

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              Book II in The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, The Discovery of New Worlds relates the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, the middle ages in Europe, the rise of Islam and the Crusades, and finally the age of exploration, and the establishment of trade with the Far East.... The book concludes with the discoveries of Columbus and the Spanish settlements in the New World. Suitable for children ages 10 and up to read to themselves and for children as young as 7 as a read-aloud. The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, comprises a set of five volumes, written at a middle school reading level, that cover all major events in the history of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded history to the close of the nineteenth century. With fifty or so short chapters in each volume, the series links the great eras in time and place together by a chain of stories of individuals who played principal parts in the events related. While statesmen and military commanders figure heavily in the narrative, stories of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and religious figures are also presented. The author writes in an engaging fashion, using dialog frequently to bring scenes to life. She juxtaposes events happening at the same time in different parts of the world in a style reminiscent of the books of Genevieve Foster. This series is an excellent introduction to world history for adult readers as well as for children.
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              ISBN 9781599150147
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2006
              Publisher Yesterday's Classics
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              The Struggle for Sea Power
                

              The Struggle for Sea Power (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Illustrated by Synge, E. M.

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              Book IV in The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, The Struggle for Sea Power focuses on the age of empire and world colonization. The histories of European colonies in America, Australia, South Africa, and India are related. Also covered are the Revolution in America, the... French Revolution, and campaigns of Napoleon. The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, comprises a set of five volumes, written at a middle school reading level, that cover all major events in the history of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded history to the close of the nineteenth century. With fifty or so short chapters in each volume, the series links the great eras in time and place together by a chain of stories of individuals who played principal parts in the events related. While statesmen and military commanders figure heavily in the narrative, stories of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and religious figures are also presented. The author writes in an engaging fashion, using dialog frequently to bring scenes to life. She juxtaposes events happening at the same time in different parts of the world in a style reminiscent of the books of Genevieve Foster. This series is an excellent introduction to world history for adult readers as well as for children.
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              ISBN 9781599150161
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2006
              Publisher Yesterday's Classics
              Interest Age Children
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              The Growth of the British Empire
                

              The Growth of the British Empire (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Synge, M. B.; Illustrated by Synge, E. M.

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              Book V in The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, The Growth of the British Empire, treats the revolutions in South America and Mexico, the Boer War in South Africa, and the exploration of Central Africa, the Greek and Italian wars for independence, the Crimean War, the Am...erican Civil War, the opening of trade with Japan and China, and the rebellion in India. Suitable for children ages 13 and up to read to themselves and for children as young as 10 as a read-aloud. The Story of the World series, by M. B. Synge, comprises a set of five volumes, written at a middle school reading level, that cover all major events in the history of Western Civilization, from earliest recorded history to the close of the nineteenth century. With fifty or so short chapters in each volume, the series links the great eras in time and place together by a chain of stories of individuals who played principal parts in the events related. While statesmen and military commanders figure heavily in the narrative, stories of explorers, scientists, artists, authors, and religious figures are also presented. The author writes in an engaging fashion, using dialog frequently to bring scenes to life. She juxtaposes events happening at the same time in different parts of the world in a style reminiscent of the books of Genevieve Foster. This series is an excellent introduction to world history for adult readers as well as for children.
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              ISBN 9781599150178
              Released NZ 8 Jan 2006
              Publisher Yesterday's Classics
              Interest Age 13+ years
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