Friday, September 13, 2013

The stories about the History

The History is made of stories that can guide us.
Living the present looking to the future
 and forget the past is pragmatic.
However, knowing world history
 can avoid the same mistakes.

The series "Once upon a" 
explains world history in a format for children.

1. And Earth was created… On the evolution of life before Man.
2. Neanderthal Man.
3. Cro-Magnon Man.
4. The Fertile Valleys. On the rise of agriculture, as well as ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Israel.
5. The First Empires. On the empires of Assyria, Persia, and others from about BC 2000 to BC 500.
6. The Age of Pericles.
7. The Pax Romana. Actually on the time of Julius Caesar, before the Pax Romana commenced.
8. The Conquest of Islam.
9. The Carolingians.
10. The Age of Vikings.
11. The Cathedral Builders. On the Middle Ages in the time of the Crusades.
12. The Travels of Marco Polo.
13. The Hundred Years' War.
14. The Quattrocento.
15. The Golden Age of Spain.
16. Elizabethan England. Mostly on the voyages of Sir Francis Drake.
17. The Golden Age of the Low Countries.
18. The Great Reign of Louis XIV.
19. Peter the Great and his Times.
20. The Age of Reason.
21. America.   On the New World between 1492 and the American Civil War.
22. The French Revolution.
23. The Awakening of the People. On the mid-nineteenth century.
24. The Belle Époque. On the latter decade of the nineteenth century and the twentieth century up to           World War One.
25. The Crazy Years. On the Roaring Twenties, Great Depression, and World War Two.
26. Once Upon a Time… the Earth (and tomorrow?). On the post-war world up to the series                     production in 1978, with speculation on the future to 2150.

The History is like a journey through time tunnel.

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