The Age of Revolution

The Age of Revolution

The Age of Revolution

  • For ages: 12-17
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 138 x 216 x 20.32mm | 312g
  • Publication date: 15 Sep 2003
  • Publisher: Floris Books
  • Publication City/Country: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 086315395X
  • ISBN13: 9780863153952
  • Bestsellers rank: 67,415

An overview of world history from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, including the French, American and Industrial Revolutions.
Kovacs chooses pertinent stories which create a tapestry showing the development of humankind from medieval times, when every person had their place in the hierarchy of society, to the awakening of individuality in modern times.

In the Steiner-Waldorf Education curriculum this period of history is taught in Class 8 (age 13-14).

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