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I would have preferred more in depth discussion on early civilizations like Sumer. Cartoon History of the Universe 3 books.
Begitu juga dengan pengungkapan di bab tentang zaman Mesir. A fascinating journey from the big bang, to the caroon and evolution, to the beginnings of man and civilization; culminating in discussions of Greece.
The good news, however, is that his skepticism gpnick amounts to the rather facile type of junior-highesque nay-saying that gonici be answered fairly easily. For example, the Professor reads a book about dinosaurs to introduce Volume 1 about prehistory. Every child in the world should be given this on their 7th birthday so they can keep revisiting it their whole lives.
Overall, a fun and enlightening read. Everything one needs to know about the world’s beginning, from the formation of the planet, the start of life, the different scientific eras, dinosaurs, early life, evolution of man, wars, plantlife, cultures, religions, etc.
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Some of these primary sources are national epics, cultural writings, or holy scripturessuch as Homer ‘s Iliadthe Rig Veda of India, and the Bible.
Overly obsessed with sex, focused on minutae, and at times offensive to my Christian viewpoint I often felt that Gonick was accusing ANYINE with religious convictions of being dim-witted and gullible. No more information, just go fi I don’t know what it says about me that this book counts as one of my major comfort books. I’m definitely going to continue the series as well as seek out the books Gonick recommends in his bibliography.
Harap membuka pikiran seluas-luasnya historj ada beberapa hal terutama mengenai keagamaan yang mendobrak keyakinan yang sudah ada. Consistently enthusiastic in tone, Gonick uses each collection’s bibliography to promote historical literacy.
Gonick’s emphasis on sex is roughly equivalent to the emphasis given in the primary source texts with which he is dealing, the biblical texts certainly being no exception. What a way to educate someone on, oh, Sumerian economy or the fertilization of reptiles Because much univrrse The Cartoon History covers evolutionary sciencephysicsastronomyand ancient historyGonick has referenced original writings on these subjects, rather than relying on secondary sources or anthologies.
Cannot wait to read the rest of the series. May 13, Mish rated it it was amazing.
There is a lot of talk of legends and other texts that is not strictly historical like the Vedas, Old Testament, Greek epics.
Each volume or chapter begins with a one- or two- panel introduction. I was looking to expand my knowledge about world history, and this book is an immense help in building a solid mind-map for the same.
For example, one cartoon panel depicts the barbarism of a group of Huns who had elephants iniverse off a cliff for their sadistic enjoyment. The illustration of a fish jumping out of a well page really helped me remember that the philosopher Anaximander thought that people were descended from fish.
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March Learn how and when to remove this tne message. Larry Gonick born is a cartoonist best known for The Cartoon History of the Universe, a history of the world in comic book form, which he has been publishing in installments since View all 23 comments.
The Cartoon History of the Universe: Want to Read saving…. I don’t know what it says about me that this book counts as one of my universse comfort books. First off, the subject of larty is treated with direct frankness throughout. Jun 20, Samridh Kudesia rated it it was amazing. Much A fascinating journey from the big bang, to the dinosaurs and evolution, to the beginnings of man and civilization; culminating in discussions of Greece.
Fantastic imagery and lovely writing.
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American comic strips comics debuts Historical comics Comics about time travel Educational comics Humor comics books 20th-century history books Universal history books American comics titles Series of books Books about civilizations Non-fiction comics Harvey Award winners for Best Graphic Album of Original Work. No more information, just go find it and read it!
If you are a baboon who has never read history and wants a book with silly jokes and cute pictures, read this. The Larry Gonick born is a cartoonist best known for The Cartoon History of the Universe, a history of the world in comic book form, which he has been publishing in installments since Jun 05, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: Bagian tentang kisah peradaban Yunani begitu banyak sehingga sulit untuk menemukan benang merah antar sub babnya masing-masing.
There are nine issues. Bacaan yang menyenangkan karena disisipi lawakan-lawakan yang kocak banget hahahaha. Gonick was going for a more Crumbless cartoony style, but I like the earlier style better. I’m now much more interested in history than I was before, and plan to dig into the bibliography when my current reading backlog of terrifying size is finished. Jan 28, Anthony Faber rated it really liked it.
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Gonick’s work is not the first comic history in English: Just a gonic while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Have you ever wondered about history, but find textbooks too dense and boringto read?
Trivia About Cartoon History o I am not sure how much of it is accurate. Aug 02, Christine rated it it was amazing.