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12 Books That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2012-01-19 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781444718676
ISBN 13 : 1444718673

When we think of great events in the history of the world, we tend to think of war, revolution, political upheaval or natural catastrophe. But throughout history there have been mo..


12 Books That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2007-02-01 | Author : Melvyn Bragg | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0340839821
ISBN 13 : 9780340839829

When we think of great events in the history of the world, we tend to think of war, revolution, political upheaval or natural catastrophe. But throughout history there have been mo..


Books That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2016-07-26 | Author : Robert B. Downs | Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781786259752
ISBN 13 : 1786259753

Books Are Weapons Books have wielded an immense power for good and evil throughout the history of the human race. Here is a thoughtful and probing discussion of sixteen of the most..


Books That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2014-02-27 | Author : Andrew Taylor | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1782069429
ISBN 13 : 9781782069423

Books That Changed the World tells the fascinating stories behind 50 books that, in ways great and small, have changed the course of human history. Andrew Taylor sets each text in ..


Ideas That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Sally MacGill | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780756665319
ISBN 13 : 0756665310

An in-depth reference guide to technological developments that changed the world combines stunning photography with fascinating stories that explain each invention, its place in hi..


Art That Changed The World

Pub Date : 2013-10-01 | Author : DK | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781465421203
ISBN 13 : 1465421203

Art That Changed the World is an innovative approach to understanding the history of art, from cave painting to the modern day, with pivotal works of art examined in the context of..


Banana

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Dan Koeppel | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 1594630380
ISBN 13 : 9781594630385

From its early beginnings in Southeast Asia, to the machinations of the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica and Central America, the banana's history and its fate as a victim of fun..