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Books That Changed the World : The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History (Paperback) (Andrew
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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 its historical context and explores its wider influence and legacy.Whether he's discussing the incandescent effect of The Qu'ran, the enduring influence of Adam Smith'sWealth of Nations, of the way in which Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe galavanized the anti-slavery movement, Taylor has written a stirring and informative testament to human ingenuity and endeavour. Ranging fromThe Iliad to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the Kama Sutra toLady Chatterley's Lover, this is the ultimate, thought-provoking read for book-lovers everywhere.
Number of Pages: 336
Genre: Literary Criticism, History
Sub-Genre: Social History
Author: Andrew Taylor
Street Date: June 14, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8780
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