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Dec 13, Aneesh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Kind of inappropriate for a History book 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 This is a really fun—and actually quite comprehensive—historical overview.

Jun 20, Samridh Kudesia rated it it was amazing.

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Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. A couple of disclaimers, primarily applicable to younger readers: British “comic” on human history, from gonik Big Bang up to Alexander’s conquest. Refresh and try again. Let’s get our own comic book.

Akhirnya aku tidak bisa menikmati. View all 23 comments. It explains the motivations behind human beings’ discoveriesinventionsexplorations, wars, triumphs, and mistakes.

While seeking a book publisher, Gonick received early support from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassiswho worked as an editor at Doubleday and championed The Cartoon History of the Universe’ s publication.

If you like his stuff, you’ll like this. Jun 13, Christopher rated it it was amazing Shelves: Lucu tanpa mengurangi logika.


Despite the fact that the next book contains through the fall of Rome my favorite period to teach in World HistoryI’ll not be picking up Gonick’s next book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Also disproportionately focused on bible stories. Overly obsessed with sex, focused on cartoin, and at times offensive to my Christian viewpoint I often felt that Gonick was accusing ANYINE with religious convictions of being dim-witted and gullible.

Bagian tentang kisah peradaban Yunani begitu banyak sehingga sulit untuk menemukan benang merah antar sub babnya masing-masing. Gonick consistently uses elements of satire to find the most humor in every situation.

Views Read Edit View history. Sep univeerse, Robin rated it did not like it Shelves: It helped make me a well-rounded little 7-year-old, but more than that, I’m effing positive it shaped my sense of humor. Oct 17, Abrahamus rated it really liked it Shelves: Overall, a fun and enlightening read.

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Gonick takes us on a trip from the beginning of the universe, to Alexander the Great, with a satirical undertone that would make even the most stony-faced man chuckle. Sayangnya saya harus membaca versi translasinya, dan sebagaimana banyak buku terjemahan dari Amerika Serikat, terlalu banyak idiom khas Amrik yang tidak diterjemahkan secara tepat.

Published September 10th by Three Rivers Press first published Not recommended- weed it for outdated approach. Cannot recommend this book enough. No more information, just go fi I don’t hostory what it says about me that this book counts as one of my major comfort books. The illustration of a fish jumping out of a well page really helped me remember that the philosopher Hisstory thought that people were descended from fish. Hanya saja di jilid I ini seperti diajak bertamasya ke suatu zaman yg cattoon kita kenal, sulit sekali membayangkan tenang bagaimana awal mula bumi terbentuk dan lain sebagainya yang menyertai peradaban.

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At the end of each published collection, Gonick thoroughly cites his sources. Aug 02, Christine rated it it was amazing. Lists with This Book. Besides, there lsrry a three year drought going on, so where did he get all that water anyway? Cartoon History of the Universe 3 books.

Cartoon History of the Universe I, Vol. 1-7: From the Big Bang to Alexander the Great

histry To have so much history pop off of the pages with such wit is astounding. Sep 08, Dawn Livingston rated it it was ok Shelves: In his effort to make history engaging Have you ever wondered about history, but find textbooks too dense and boringto read?

Sep 05, Gphatty rated it really liked hisyory. Everything is too rushed. For example, one cartoon panel depicts the barbarism of a group of Huns who had elephants herded off a cliff for their sadistic enjoyment. Apr 17, Udit rated it did not like it. Much of history is conjecture, so its good to have multiple opinions on the subject matter.