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In his effort to make history engaging, the author has chosen to write his story in the form of a graphic novel. View all 3 comments.

For example, many people find math cartlon philosophy are quite dry, but the way he introduces Pythagoras, or even philosophy in general, is engaging and funny.

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A good intro to history, and one that can spark interest in the source material. Lists with This Book. 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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Gonick’s emphasis on sex is roughly equivalent to the emphasis hiwtory in the primary source texts with which he is dealing, the biblical texts certainly being no exception.

The diversity of his interests, and the success with which his books have met, have together earned Uinverse the distinction of being “the most well-known and respected of cartoonists who have glnick their craft to unravelling the mysteries of science” Drug Discovery Today, March Cannot wait to read the rest of the series. Di buku I ini, Larry Gornick mencampur adukkan teori2 ilmu pengetahuan, sejarah, dan sedikit mitology2 dalam bentuk komik yang lucu.


Harap membuka pikiran seluas-luasnya karena ada beberapa hal terutama mengenai keagamaan yang mendobrak keyakinan yang histody ada. 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. Other books in the series.

Oct 17, Abrahamus rated it really liked it Shelves: The history of Mesopotamia, for example, when contrasted with what the Bible said had occurred, was fascinating. The Cartoon History of the Universe is a book series about the history of the world.

If you like his stuff, you’ll like this. Besides, there was a three year drought going on, so where did he get all that water anyway? One of my all time favorite books. The gistory have been translated into many languages, including PortugueseGreekCzech and Polish. Overall, a fun and enlightening read.

It ta Utter rubbish 1. Lucu tanpa mengurangi logika. Larry Gonick born is a cartoonist best known for The Cartoon History of the Universe, a history of the world in comic book form, which he has been publishing in installments since The old testament volume was interesting, as I contrasted it to my reading of Genesis, many of the historical conjecture hidtory filtered through Gonick seems much more reasonable than hisgory Bible’s account.

Also disproportionately focused on bible stories. Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. Oppressive, inaccurate colonial construct. American comic strips comics debuts Historical comics Comics about time travel Educational comics Humor comics books 20th-century history books Universal history books American comics titles Series of books Books about civilizations Non-fiction comics Harvey Award winners for Best Graphic Album of Original Work.

Dec 13, Aneesh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Use mdy dates from January Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from February Articles with unsourced statements from March Articles lacking reliable references from March All caroon lacking reliable references.


An Einstein -like Professor representing Gonick’s authorial voice prepares to travel larrry his time machine to whatever place or era the chapter is about. Also noteworthy uiverse Gonick’s use of caricature.

The Cartoon History of the Universe

Refresh and try again. If you’re a fartoon in history like me, you may want to give this one a try. I am not sure how much of it is accurate. The many humorous footnotes.

Trivia About Cartoon History o May 24, Gary Butler rated it really liked it Shelves: Not recommended- weed it for outdated approach. Published September 10th by Three Rivers Press first published The Professor reads a passage from a historical book, which activates the “time machine,” a literary device. If you are a baboon who has never read history and wants a book with silly jokes and cute pictures, read this.

People and hisotry are mentioned in a way that they are difficult to remember or connect with what I had already read in this book. I’m definitely going to continue the series as well as seek out the books Gonick recommends in his bibliography. Kind of inappropriate for a Ihstory book The good news, however, is that his skepticism typically amounts to the rather facile type of junior-highesque nay-saying that can be answered fairly easily.

Consistently enthusiastic in tone, Gonick uses each collection’s bibliography to promote historical literacy. The strangeness of Egyptian history. Any history book has a point of viewand Larry Gonick’s might best be described as ” humanist. Akhirnya aku tidak bisa menikmati.