Human Odyssey: From the Ancient to the Modern World

Author: Xavier Rizos & Annabel Astbury Publisher: HTAV Length: 340pp plus CD Item number: 1202 ISBN: 978-0-980831-50-4 AU $60.00 (incl GST)


Colour timelines sample

Dubbed a ‘life saver’ by teachers, this practical guide to the Australian Curriculum overviews (Years 7–10) offers step-by-step instructions on teaching world history from 60,000 BCE to the present.

Based on a Big History approach, Human Odyssey explores long-term patterns and cycles in human history, from early humans to the war in Afghanistan. A must-have resource for all secondary teachers.

Human Odyssey features:

  • Summaries
  • Varied class activities
  • Colour timelines, maps and graphics
  • Primary sources
  • Worksheets
  • Teacher notes
  • Index
  • CD of key materials and further tasks.

Many materials also apply to depth studies.  

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