biss Up to 40% Off CBC's Canada Reads 2016 Shortlist boutiques-francophones Learn more snsflyour Furniture All-New Kindle Paperwhite Own the 2016 GRAMMY Nominee Album featuring the Biggest Hits from Music's Biggest Night Exercice Tools ca_ty_gno

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars4
4.3 out of 5 stars
5 star
1
4 star
3
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
Format: PaperbackChange
Price:$23.99+ Free shipping with Amazon Prime

Your rating(Clear)Rate this item
Share your thoughts with other customers

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

on July 10, 2004
I have mixed emotions about the Dummies series and some books are great while some are frankly just duds.
This book is closer to what made the Dummies series famous. It presents a lot of information in a concise form, easy to read, neutral in tone with lots of maps and historical facts and figures. In this case the Dummies maps, cartoons, and the point form summaries seem pertinent and useful.
I like the book and think that for the money it makes a nice addition to a library or as a gift. It is not perfect and any one of the many subjects could be and are books unto themselves. But having said that this book works and does not disappoint - three or four stars.
This book might be best for older teenagers or younger readers who lack a depth of knowledge and want a quick introduction - or a tourist, visitor, or similar person or just a new student - to read before visiting the region or to skim before reading more detailed books.
Jack in Toronto
0Comment5 of 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 9, 2015
AWESOME -- Thankyou. Arrived immediately, in great condition, and excellent price :)
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on January 14, 2016
Keeping it simple. That's what this book does.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on September 30, 2014
Interesting background info.
0CommentWas this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Customers also viewed these items