A Little History of the World

A Little History of the World

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Presents a brief, narrative history of the world for young readers, from the Stone Age up to the end of World War II.

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E. H. Gombrich’s bestselling history of the world for young readers tells the story of mankind from the Stone Age to the atomic bomb, focusing not on small detail but on the sweep of human experience, the extent of human achievement, and the depth of its frailty. The product of a generous and humane sensibility, this timeless account makes intelligible the full span of human history. In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of man from the stone age to the atomic bomb. In between emerges a colorful picture of wars and conquests, grand works of art, and the spread and limitations of science. This is a text dominated not by dates and facts, but by the sweep of mankind’s experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity’s achievements and an acute witness to its frailties.




The international bestseller available in English for the first time: E. H. Gombrich’s world history for the curious of all ages...



Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780300108835
0300108834
9780300143324
Characteristics: xix, 284 p. : ill ; 23 cm

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rbalaji Sep 13, 2015

The book talks more about Germany and European history. Doesn't contain much about the history of the East or America.

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