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In the past half-century, Penguin Classics has opened up new worlds to students, making available the greatest writings of the past three millennia in the humanities and social sciences. Excellent translations and affordable editions of both famous and less well-known works have enabled new generations of readers to experience for themselves distant times, unfamiliar lands, and different voices. Fot students of history, there are few joys comparable to opening up a book that allows them to enter the minds of men and women ...