Do you ever wonder why the British drive on the left while everyone else in Europe drives on the right? Why Venice was built on man-made islands in a lagoon? Why some Canadians speak French and others English? When we started using pieces of paper to represent money? Well you need wonder no longer. "How it All Started" will take you on a fascinating journey to uncover the truth. The way we live in the modern era has its roots much further back in history. And this book, crammed full of quirky facts and detailed analysis, explores the complex and fascinating political, social, religious and cultural factors that have made our world the way it is today. So by starting with one question you will soon be learning about so much more than you imagined.