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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / History / Asia

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — eBook Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $573.20
  • Your Price: $429.90
  • 10 titles

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — Library Bound Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles

Darkness Everywhere: The Assassination of Mohandas Gandhi

On January 30, 1948, Mohandas Gandhi, the world's most revered champion of nonviolent civil disobedience, was murdered in cold blood by a man he'd never met. Gandhi was legendary—in his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

Kim Jong Il's North Korea, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Kim Jong Il, one of the world's most infamous dictators, rose to power in the mid-1990s in the small East Asian country of North Korea. He succeeded his father, Kim Il Sung, as that nation's… Read More →

  • Dewey: 951.9304'3092

Mao Zedong's China, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

In 1949, Mao Zedong came to power in China after a long and brutal civil war. He and his Chinese Communist Party immediately set out to transform their nation into a Communist state. They… Read More →

  • Dewey: 951.05092

Marco Polo's Journey to China. 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one book really change the world? A handwritten manuscript by Marco Polo in 1288 did. Polo, son of a wealthy Italian merchant, wrote about his incredible experiences traveling to China… Read More →

  • Dewey: 910.4

Open the Jail Doors — We Want to Enter: The Defiance Campaign against Apartheid Laws, South Africa, 1952

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"The Defiance Campaign marked a new chapter in the struggle...going to prison became a badge of honor among Africans."―Nelson Mandela, 1952 On June 26, 1952, twenty-five men and five women… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 323.168

Pol Pot's Cambodia, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Pol Pot, one of the world’s most infamous dictators, rose to power in the 1960s in the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia. In the mid-1900s, Cambodia had been chafing for centuries under… Read More →

  • Dewey: 959.604'2

Than Shwe's Burma, 2nd Edition

From the Series Dictatorships

Than Shwe was part of a military coup that took over Burma in the 1960s. The British had granted Burma independence in 1948, but the country, with its many ethnic groups, had trouble building… Read More →

  • Dewey: 959.105'3

The Conquests of Genghis Khan

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

Can one man really change the world? If that man is Genghis Khan, the answer is yes. Born around 1161, Temujin, as he was named, grew up in humble surroundings. As a teenager, he fled from… Read More →

  • Dewey: 950'.21

The End of the Shoguns and the Birth of Modern Japan, 2nd Edition

From the Series Pivotal Moments in History

How did the end of the shoguns pave the way for modern Japan? Between the eighth and twelfth centuries, emperors ruled Japan. But powerful families gained the loyalty of the samurai - the… Read More →

  • Dewey: 952'.025

The Force Born of Truth: Mohandas Gandhi and the Salt March, India, 1930

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Gandhi's Salt March united all Indians in peaceful protest for independence. Yet British forces met them with violence and imprisonment. In this story of India's struggle for freedom, we'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, China, 1989

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

In this gripping story of a historic clash between repressive government forces and individuals seeking freedom, we'll explore the reasons that led students in China to defy authority. We'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 378.1'981095109048