About Time

Author: Bruce Koscielniak
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544128907
Size: 43.80 MB
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“[An] impressive history of timekeeping.”—Horn Book Bruce Koscielniak, in this Common Core text exemplar, tells the intriguing story of the many years spent tinkering and inventing to perfect the art of telling time.

Ox House Stick

Author: Don Robb
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing
ISBN: 1570916098
Size: 36.80 MB
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See how the Roman alphabet began and how it has changed through the years.

Clocks And More Clocks

Author: Pat Hutchins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481410725
Size: 11.53 MB
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When the hall clock reads twenty minutes past four, the attic clock reads twenty-three minutes past four, the kitchen clock reads twenty-five minutes past four, and the bedroom clock reads twenty-six minutes past four, what should Mr. ...

Caesar S Calendar

Author: Denis Feeney
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520251199
Size: 30.48 MB
Format: PDF
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"Among the many great strengths of Feeney's Caesar's Calendar are the ease and elegance with which the author makes an enormous amount of specialized material accessible to a wide audience and engages strikingly with ancient and modern ...

The Story Of Money

Author: Betsy Maestro
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547350134
Size: 35.92 MB
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A history of money, beginning with the barter system in prehistoric times, to the first use of coins and paper money, to the development of the modern monetary system.

Big Book Of History

Author: Laura Welch
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614582009
Size: 61.69 MB
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Empires Of Time

Author: Anthony F. Aveni
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781860646027
Size: 57.60 MB
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Humanity has always felt a powerful need to impose scale and order on that most elusive and transient of elements: time. But what ends do our clocks and calenders really serve?

The Story Of Writing

Author: Carol Donoughue
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554073061
Size: 23.62 MB
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Provides a compelling story of how writing was invented, how it developed over the centuries, how it has changed people's lives over time, and what it means in today's cultures.