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By Gale Eaton

The heritage in 50 sequence explores historical past through telling thematically associated tales. each one booklet comprises 50 illustrated narrative debts of individuals and occasions a few famous, others usually neglected that, jointly, construct a wealthy connect-the-dots mosaic and problem traditional assumptions approximately how background unfolds. the autumn 2015 record additionally incorporates a historical past of go back and forth in 50 automobiles. destiny titles comprise A background of drugs in 50 Discoveries, A heritage of yankee tradition in 50 Innovators, A heritage of the Universe in 50 Milestones, A background of activities in 50 Athletes, and A heritage of development in 50 Hoaxes.

In A heritage of Civilization in 50 mess ups, Gale Eaton weaves stories of the failures that take place while civilization and nature collide. Volcanoes, fires, floods, and pandemics have devastated humanity for hundreds of thousands of years, and human advancements similar to molasses protecting tanks, pesticides, and deepwater oil rigs have created new, unexpected risks but civilization has complex not only regardless of those failures yet partly due to them.

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