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A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of Historyis the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity over time. Juxtaposing the great lives, ideas, and accomplishments with cycles of war and conquest, the Durants reveal the towering themes of history and give meaning to our own.
Available for the first time in paperback, The Lessons of History is Will and Ariel Durant's celebrated collection on the themes that define history.
Number of Pages: 117
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Will Durant & Ariel Durant
Street Date: February 16, 2010
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-4306