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The Genius of: The Benin Kingdom By Sonya Newland

The Genius of: The Benin Kingdom by Sonya Newland

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Summary

Exploring the major discoveries, inventions, influence and legacies of key periods in history

The Genius of: The Benin Kingdom Summary

The Genius of: The Benin Kingdom: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Sonya Newland

Which genius ideas and inventions began in the Benin Kingdom? What did the people of the Benin Kingdom develop that we use to this day? Find out how a collection of separate villages and communities grew into a strong, united kingdom and developed a network of successful trading relationships. Discover the brilliant developments in town planning, language, art and medicine that have influenced the way we live today.

The Genius Of series helps children aged 9 plus to explore the major discoveries, inventions, influence and legacies of key periods in history. Titles in the 8-book series look at the genius of: the ancient Egyptians, the ancient Greeks, the Anglo-Saxons, the Benin Kingdom, the Maya, the Romans, the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages and the Vikings.

About Sonya Newland

Sonya Newland is an experienced author of children's books. She specialises in geography.

Table of Contents

  • 1: The Benin Kingdom
  • 2: Powerful Leaders
  • 3: Religion
  • 4: Professional Soldiers
  • 5: Design and Engineering
  • 6: Social Structure
  • 7: Oral History
  • 8: Trade
  • 9: Farming
  • 10: The Art of Benin
  • 11: Craftsmen's Guilds
  • 12: Benin Brass
  • 13: Medicine
  • 14: Glossary
  • 15: Timeline
  • 16: Index and Further Information

Additional information

NGR9781445161259
9781445161259
1445161257
The Genius of: The Benin Kingdom: Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations by Sonya Newland
New
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
20190711
32
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