Volumes in this handsomely designed series for older children chronicle human achievement in our own and other cultures. Subjects include the arts, the sciences, medicine, technology, and social history. Books are heavily illustrated with full-color photos and drawings. The wealth of information contained in Bravo books makes them valuable companions to classroom textbooks, as well as enjoyable individual reading experiences for growing young minds.Europe from approximately the eleventh through the thirteenth centuries is portrayed. Kids are introduced to the Feudal system and the social hierarchies of both the church and kingdoms. Also covered are the Crusades, the building of cathedrals and castles, and much more.