Sonya Newland - The Benin Kingdom - Hachette Children's Group

The Benin Kingdom

Clever Ideas and Inventions from Past Civilisations

By Sonya Newland

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

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

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

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  • ISBN: 9781445161259
  • Publication date: 11 Jul 2019
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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