Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects (Build It Yourself series)

Answering intriguing questions such as Why does the largest river system in North America meander across the middle of the continent? and How does such a system relate to the rugged Rocky Mountains?, this fun-filled book delves into the majestic Great Plains region. The chapters concisely clarify the interrelated subjects of terrain, climate, [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar Desert, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the Desert as an historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants – warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the [...]

Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains (Native American)

Raised as a Santee Sioux in the 1860s and 1870s, Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa) wrote eleven books in which he attempted to correct misapprehensions whites had about Indians and to bring the two races closer together.In the present volume he offers biographical sketches of 15 great Indian leaders, most of them Sioux and some [...]

Explore Norse Myths!: With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World)

The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions, which thrived in Scandinavia from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden to trade, raid, and explore around the world? In Explore Norse [...]

Explore Norse Myths!: With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World)

The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions, which thrived in Scandinavia from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden to trade, raid, and explore around the world? In Explore Norse [...]

Nomadic Narratives: A History of Mobility and Identity in the Great Indian Desert

The Thar, which is today divided by an international boundary, has historically been a frontier region connecting Punjab, Multan, Sindh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. This book looks at the desert as a historical region shaped through the mobility of its inhabitants; warriors, pastoralists, traders, ascetics and bards, often in overlapping capacities. It challenges the frames of [...]

Explore Norse Myths!: With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World)

The stories of Norse myths and legends are a terrific introduction to Viking culture, history, science, and traditions, which thrived in Scandinavia from the eighth to the eleventh centuries. But who were the Norse, who left their homelands in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden to trade, raid, and explore around the world? In Explore Norse [...]

Encyclopedia of the Great Plains Indians

Until the last two centuries, the human landscapes of the Great Plains were shaped solely by Native Americans, and since then the region has continued to be defined by the enduring presence of its Indigenous peoples. The Encyclopedia of the Great Plains Indians offers a sweeping overview, across time and space, of this story [...]

GREAT ANCIENT CHINA PROJECTS: 25 GREAT PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF (Build It Yourself series)

From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with more than 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture—everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, [...]