A Little History Of The World (Little Histories)
E. 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 conc...
Series: Little Histories
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press; 7/20/08 edition (October 7, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 21938
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se 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.