8 edition of A brief history of history found in the catalog.
A brief history of history
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||D13 .W464 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008033751|
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In A Brief History of History, the most accessible and lively biography ever of history as a living idea, Colin Wells moves forward through the ages to show how the great historians and their works have changed our understanding of history, and why “history” is a startingly fluid concept, with an evolutionary course―a story―all its own/5(4).
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Wells has attempted to fill a genuine need for a brief history of history; and the book is both pleasingly printed and contains a short, but respectable, bibliography. Otherwise, this effort is /5. "A Brief History of Time, published inwas a landmark volume in science writing and in world-wide acclaim and popularity, with more than 9 million copies in print globally.
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While book burnings in our time have been acts of sensationalism and symbolism, in the past, torching texts was a tactic used by conquerors to wipe the slate of history clean. In B.C., China's Emperor Shih Huang Ti thought that if he burned all the documents in his kingdom, history would begin with him.
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his book is the learner’s edition of our U.S.A. History in Brief. It will teach you about important events in the history of the United States. You also will find many beautiful pictures of the events and people who shaped that history.
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Of course, I later found it to be an exaggeration by the writer of that fact but yes, it was sold heavily when it was released. First, the book i. Censorship Project + A Brief History of Book Burning [ ] reply. Aaron Armitage said: PM.
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reply. Alberto Manguel has a chronology in some editions of his book, A History of Reading. These are some of the highlights - with a few recent updates. BC - pictographs give way to cuneiform, preserved on clay tablets C.
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Inalready a literary household name on the strength of her novel The History of Love, Nicole Kruass signed a two-book deal with Harper, for a novel, then called Late Wonder, and a story collection, How to Be a Man.I assume that the novel she published inForest Dark, set between Tel Aviv and New York, is the retitled Late Wonder—which means.
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History is the story of humankind in a struggle with other species and themselves for the limited resources and gifts of the environment. Competition is the basic law. Competition used to be among individuals. Then it was enlarged and it was among families.
Then it was enlarged and it was among communities. And so on. Home A.A. Literature A Brief History of the Big Book F - A Brief History of the Big Book In Maywhen Bill W. began work on the fi rst draft of what is now the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous, in New York City and Newark, New Jersey, he.
His books for the general reader include My Brief History, the classic A Brief History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes, The Universe in a Nutshell, and, with Leonard Mlodinow, A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design.
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