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  • 100 Events That Made History

  • Memorable Moments That Shaped the Modern World
  • By: DK
  • Narrated by: Sarah Durham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Children's Audiobooks, History
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Summary

From the Silk Road to the Space Race and beyond, this audiobook for kids captures key turning points in human history.

This audiobook brings history alive, exploring major moments of the past in an unforgettable way. You will find out how the Indus Valley civilisation came up with the world's first sewage system, the ideals behind the ancient Olympics Games and what led to the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

Pioneering activists are also featured, such as Dr Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks - incredible people who bravely fought for equality in the society. 

The audiobook details the deadliest wars, including Roman conquests and World War II. It also follows the story of human exploration and some of the greatest scientific discoveries, such as Newton's laws of motion. Also included are some of the terrible events of human history, such as the sinking of the Titanic, the partition of India, South African Apartheid and 9/11. 

Packed with all the key social, political, economical and technological events that have shaped our modern world, 100 Events That Made History is the audiobook for young history buffs everywhere.

©2016 Dorling Kindersley (P)2020 DK Audio

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Short summaries of amazing feats, battles, occasions etc in history. Highly recommended for all ages