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Written in Blood : A brief history of civilisation (with all the gory bits left in) - Beverley MacDonald

Written in Blood

A brief history of civilisation (with all the gory bits left in)

Paperback Published: 1st May 2003
ISBN: 9781865087924
Number Of Pages: 216
For Ages: 13 - 16 years old

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Are cannibals civilised?

Is the guillotine a humane form of execution?

Would you be prepared to die to defend your beliefs?

The story of human civilisation is written in blood, so how did we end up where we are today? With a mix of provocative facts, gory details and amazing stories of personal courage, Beverley MacDonald takes us on a race through history, as she asks the biggest question of all: What sort of society do you want to live in?

Industry Reviews

a treasure trove disguised as gore MacDonald deftly introduces an amazing range of topics and issues this is reading for fun.' Gail Mahon, Australian Bookseller & PublisherI am really cranky that I did not have this sort of material around when I was going to school ... With wonderful and funny books around like this, there really is no excuse for young people to find the world boring.'Glen Innes Examinerthe most essential book for every home, office, toilet, cafe and pub ... Beverley MacDonald has written a great history lesson, and I won't forget this one'Courier Mail

ISBN: 9781865087924
ISBN-10: 1865087920
Audience: Children
For Ages: 13 - 16 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st May 2003
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 13.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1

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