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  • Title: Van Loon's Geography
  • Author: Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • ISBN: 00000
  • Page: 423
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    Hendrik Willem van Loon
    Hendrik Willem van Loon January 14, 1882 March 11, 1944 was a Dutch American historian and journalist.Born in Rotterdam, he went to the United States in 1903 to study at Cornell University He was a correspondent during the Russian Revolution of 1905 and in Belgium in 1914 at the start of World War I He later became a professor of history at Cornell University 1915 17 and in 1919 became an American citizen.From the 1910s until his death, Van Loon wrote many books Most widely known among these is The Story of Mankind, a history of the world especially for children, which won the first Newbery Medal in 1922 The book was later updated by Van Loon and has continued to be updated, first by his son and later by other historians.However, he also wrote many other very popular books aimed at young adults As a writer he was known for emphasizing crucial historical events and giving a complete picture of individual characters, as well as the role of the arts in history He also had an informal style which, particularly in The Story of Mankind, included personal anecdotes.

    Van Loon's Geography By Hendrik Willem van Loon


    Shouting Owls
    At the beginning i need to apologize for my English, for i am a fresh graduate from a foreign language school in Nanjing, China As you can see, i am still struggling with this newly learnt language I read this book in the purpose of learning English, also because this book ,together with Tolerance also written by Vanloon ,is so famous in China However, after reading it, i find it extremely perplexing to understand why so many chinese like it it is completely EUROCENTRIC.Firstly, the writer takes [...]

    Sarah B
    Not a perfect book, but incredible considering it was written in 1932 Also, it made me look at maps and google cities and countries for the rest of the story i.e what s happened since 1932 , and I enjoyed that.

    Lots of fun to read this 1930s take on the world, although it definitely must be taken with a grain of salt and not expected to be an academic work.

    THE plus side is that this book greatly forwards understanding of why things got to be as they were, or are, or will be from a lot than just a geography point of view.At 500 pages it is rather long, slow read Although there are lots of diagrams, which could have been coordinated with the text to increase efficiency of perception, though they do promote the idea of simplification to get true knowledge.My edition was published in 1937 before World War II, and copyrighted 1932, so you might think [...]

    Steven Wedgeworth
    The most entertaining Geography textbook you ll ever read.

    Dan Sheehan
    Really cool book The hand drawn maps really make it unique and there s just a whimsical element to the whole thing that I love.

    Anna Wedgeworth
    The most fun you will have reading about Geography Even so, it got pretty dry the last few chapters.


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