Everything you need to understand or teach The Story of Mankind by Hendrik Willem van Loon.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik Willem Van Loon is a tale of mankind's development from the nothingness of the origins of the planet through modern day science and technology. Written early in the 20th century, the information in the novel is clearly dated, but still manages to provide a base for young readers as to the origins of man. Engaging and entertaining, this book is a must read for any audience.
"The Story of Mankind," a hopelessly out-of-date scientific account of the rise of mankind, is an ambitious attempt by Hendrik Willem Van Loon to explain to a young audience how mankind came to be. Beginning with the creation of the world and traveling through the late 1920's, the scope of the work is breathtaking, if not still accurate. This version also includes several updates that bring the story to more modern times, but without altering the historical writings.... View more of the The Story of Mankind Summary