Lessons From Our AncestorsMagic Cat Publishing
NOMINATED FOR BOOK OF THE YEAR 2024 IN THE ARCHAEOLOGY AWARDS
Rediscover the Ancient World as you've never seen it before and meet...
· The women and children who painted the world's oldest-known cave art
· The black pharaohs, forgotten from Ancient Egypt's history
· The Indus civilisation who built a sustainable city
· The female warriors who led battles in Ancient China
· The peaceful Viking traders
· The African engineers behind the greatest city in the medieval world
Join archaeologist and broadcaster Raksha Dave on an unforgettable journey back through time as she casts a spotlight on forgotten histories and misrepresented stories. Perfect for readers aged 7+.
Told through 50 objects, this groundbreaking book offers a fresh perspective on our past to inspire you to build a better future.
· Rediscover the past with this book that uncovers forgotten histories and underrepresented stories
· Fully illustrated throughout
· Includes suggestions for further reading and a glossary at the back of the book
· Written by Raksha Dave, one of the UK's top female archaeologists and well known TV broadcaster from Channel 4's Time Team
Words of praise for this book:
"A healthy corrective to the notion that "History is what White Men did", and worthy of a place on every child's bookshelf" - Sir Tony Robinson
"A brilliant way to engage children in their shared history" - Lara Maiklem, author of the Sunday Times bestseller, Mudlarking
"Fresh and exciting, this book blows the idea that history is something boring and frusty out the water and will be lapped up by history fan" - The Bookseller