A Little History of the World
By (author) Ernst H. Gombrich
Illustrated by Clifford Harper
Translated by Caroline Mustill
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Little History of the World by Ernst H. Gombrich
Book DescriptionE. 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300143324
(214mm x 141mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ernst H. Gombrich
Among E. H. GOMBRICH's many writings are the international bestsellers The Story of Art and Art and Illusion. He was director of the Warburg Institute of the University of London from 1959 to 1976.
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