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Cartoon History of the Universe III

The final volume covers history from the late 18th century to early Have you ever wondered about history, but find textbooks too dense and boringto read? American comic strips comics debuts Historical comics Comics about time travel Educational comics Humor comics books 20th-century history books Universal gonivk books American comics titles Series of books Books about civilizations Non-fiction comics Histpry Award winners for Best Graphic Album of Original Work. This makes for a nice introduction to some of the subjects, and a nice reminder of others depending on how much you already know, of course.

It condenses a lot of information into just a few pages, yet strikes the perfect balance between details and brevity. When Gauls are depicted, not only do they often resemble Goscinny and Uderzo’s characters Asterix and Obelixbut when Gonick treats the Gallic invasion of Italy — BCEthe characters, along with Vitalstatistixappear unmistakably Vitalstatistix is transported on a shield, Asterix pummels a Roman soldier, etc.

Jan 18, Kareem Adel rated it it was amazing. Nov 30, Emily rated it it was amazing Shelves: Personally, I have already used some of this knowledge in my classes, and it is one of the things that made me choose the honors path for history.

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From the time I was about 7 to, oh, a few months ago, I have picked up this book and disappeared for an hour or so at a time just reliving this very wrily funny re: Sep 05, Gphatty rated it really liked it.

Menarik, seperti jilid III. Fantastic imagery and lovely writing. Sep 08, Dawn Livingston rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m definitely going to continue the series as well as seek out the books Gonick recommends in his bibliography. Cartoon History of the Tge 3 books.

Oppressive, inaccurate colonial construct. Also disproportionately focused on bible stories. What I think of the book: Gonick’s work is not the first comic history in English: The old testament volume was interesting, as I contrasted it to my reading of Genesis, many of the historical conjecture as filtered through Gonick seems much more reasonable than the Bible’s account.

Much of history is conjecture, so its good to have multiple opinions on the subject matter. He has also written The Cartoon History of the United States, and he has adapted the format for a series of co-written guidebooks on other subjects, beginning with The Cartoon Guide to Genetics in Retrieved from ” https: Gonick is a big-time skeptic and antagonist of the Bible and the Christian Faith. It talks about how fair-skinned aryans came from the Nordic region with horses and conquered pretty much every ancient civilisation from the black Egyptians to the dark-skinned dravidians in the Indus Valley.

A history of the universe, swathed in nauseatingly snide humanism. Open Preview See a Problem?

Cartoon History of the Universe | Larry Gonick

Beginning with its original comic book Volume 1 histogythe complete series covers world history through To which the reply is “Well, actually, Mount Carmel is right next to the sea, which, even during the most prolonged drought would have no gnick of water which, though undrinkable, would nonetheless have sufficed for Elijah’s purposes well enough.

Because much of The Cartoon History covers evolutionary sciencephysicsastronomyand ancient gonickkGonick has referenced original writings on these subjects, rather than relying on secondary sources ggonick anthologies. Jun 20, Samridh Kudesia rated it it was amazing.

Other books in the series. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Trivia About Cartoon History o Refresh and try again. The strangeness of Egyptian history. In his effort to make history engaging, the author has chosen to write his story in the form of a graphic novel. Gonick’s emphasis on sex is roughly equivalent to the emphasis given in the primary source texts with which he is dealing, the biblical texts certainly being no exception.


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It is written and illustrated by American cartoonistprofessor, and mathematician Larry Gonickwho started the project in Jun 05, Andrew rated it really liked it Shelves: Not recommended- weed it for outdated approach. I finished this volume in an all-nighter which I, no longer a college student but a responsible working man, shouldn’t really unicerse indulged in ; such did I find hitsory writing. I was looking to expand my knowledge about world history, and this book is an immense help in building a solid mind-map for the same.

Di buku I ini, Larry Gornick mencampur adukkan teori2 ilmu pengetahuan, sejarah, dan sedikit mitology2 dalam bentuk komik yang lucu.

The Cartoon History of the Universe II

The answer came back “because she reads a lot. May 13, Mish rated it it was amazing. Sep 13, Aron Barr rated it it was amazing Shelves: Each volume or chapter begins with a one- or two- panel introduction.

To provide one example, his treatment of the episode between Elijah and the priests of Baal is lafry “Oh sure. In his effort to make history engaging Have you ever wondered about history, but find textbooks too dense and boringto read? I was thinking, “this would have been nice to read when I was 12” many times throughout the book because it covers a lot of the material I drudged through in public school middle school age I think one criticism of this book is that Gonick larrry confident in his opinion and either writes off other opinions who doesn’t discuss them at all.