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100 Books that Changed the World HB

Scott Christianson, Colin Salter
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A chronological survey of the worlds most influential books.Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishingsensations, but how many can genuinely claim to have changed the way we seeand thinkIn 100 Books that Changed the World, prize-winning author Scott Christiansonbrings together an exceptional collection of truly groundbreaking books – fromscriptures that founded religions, to scientific treatises that challenged beliefs, tonovels that kick-started literary genres. This elegantly designed book offers asweeping, chronological survey of the most important books from around theglobe, from the earliest illuminated manuscripts to the age of the ebookpublication.Entries include: Iliad and Odyssey, Homer (750 BC), Gutenberg Bible (1450s),The Qur’an (AD 609–632), On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, NicolausCopernicus (1543), Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623), Philosophae NaturalisPrincipia Mathematica, Isaac Newton (1687), Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary(1755), The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith (1776), The Vindication of the Rightsof Women, Mary Wollstonecraft (1792), The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx andFriedrich Engels (1848), Roget’s Thesaurus (1852), On the Origin of Species,Charles Darwin (1859), The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud (1899),Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence (1928), The Diary of a Young Girl, AnneFrank (1947), Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (1964), A Brief History ofTime, Stephen Hawking (1988)

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A chronological survey of the worlds most influential books.Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishingsensations, but how many can genuinely claim to have changed the way we seeand thinkIn 100 Books that Changed the World, prize-winning author Scott Christiansonbrings together an exceptional collection of truly groundbreaking books – fromscriptures that founded religions, to scientific treatises that challenged beliefs, tonovels that kick-started literary genres. This elegantly designed book offers asweeping, chronological survey of the most important books from around theglobe, from the earliest illuminated manuscripts to the age of the ebookpublication.Entries include: Iliad and Odyssey, Homer (750 BC), Gutenberg Bible (1450s),The Qur’an (AD 609–632), On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, NicolausCopernicus (1543), Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623), Philosophae NaturalisPrincipia Mathematica, Isaac Newton (1687), Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary(1755), The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith (1776), The Vindication of the Rightsof Women, Mary Wollstonecraft (1792), The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx andFriedrich Engels (1848), Roget’s Thesaurus (1852), On the Origin of Species,Charles Darwin (1859), The Interpretation of Dreams, Sigmund Freud (1899),Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence (1928), The Diary of a Young Girl, AnneFrank (1947), Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung (1964), A Brief History ofTime, Stephen Hawking (1988)

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