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The Lessons of History

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A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, "The Lessons of History "is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.334
Hardy S

Patterns of History Help Understand Today

by Hardy S on Jan 24, 2013

A great little book outlining historical trends relative to morals, economics, socialism, wars, economics, etc. Although this book was published in 1968, the reader can see many of the trends today: where we have been and where we are going. The background and insight of the Pulitzer Prize winning authors shows through.

Kenneth G

Durants' summary

by Kenneth G on Nov 9, 2012

Written in lieu of sending out a corrections list of their Story of Civilization series, the Durants are always good reading, and this is a quick one. The gentlest of philosophers and the best writer of history in, uh history, Will Durant structures, his wife Ariel debates, and the two of them create a nice epilogue to over fifty years of writing together.


Great Book

by jcriss on Sep 8, 2011

this was just what I ordered. In great shape and arrived quickly. Thanks

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