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Books That Changed History

From the Art of War to Anne Frank's Diary - 25 - 3138085

Buch von Michael Collins

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Collins, Michael
Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
Allgemeines, Lexika
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Featuring a foreword by James Naughtie.

Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning treasury.

Books That Changed History is a unique encyclopedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks.

From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world famous books that have had the biggest impact on history.

Every book is presented with breathtaking photography and fascinating biographies of those who created them. Books That Changed History gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books.
1: Foreword 2: Introduction 3: 3000BCE - 999CE 1: Ancient Egyptian Books of the Dead 2: I Ching 3: The Art of War 4: Mahabharata 5: Dead Sea Scroll 6: Vienna Dioscoride 7: Book of Kells 8: The Blue Qur'an 9: Diamond Sutra 10: The Exeter Book 11: Directory 4: 1000-1449 1: The Tale of Genji 2: The Canon of Medicine 3: The Domesday 4: The Gospels of Henry the Lion 5: Les Très Riches 6: Heures du Duc de Berry 7: Directory 5: 1450 - 1649 1: Gutenberg Bible 2: Elementa Geometriae 3: Nuremberg Chronicle 4: Divine Comedy 5: Hypnerotomachia Poliphili 6: Harmonice Musices Odhecaton 7: The Codex Leicester 8: Vier Bücher vonmenschlicher Proportion 9: Il Principe 10: Epitome 11: Cosmographia 12: Les Prophéties 13: Aubin Codex 14: The Discoverie of Witchcraft 15: Don Quixote 16: King James Bible 17: Hortus Eystettensis 18: Tutte l'opere d'architettura 19: Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies 20: Dialogo sopra i due massimi sistemi del mondo 21: Bay Psalm Book 22: Directory 6: 1650-1899 1: Micrographia 2: Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica 3: Systema Naturae 4: L'Encyclopédie... des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers 5: A Dictionary of the English Language 6: Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis 7: Tristram Shandy 8: Fables in Verse 9: The Wealth of Nations 10: Rights of Man 11: Songs of Innocence and of Experience 12: Birds of America 13: Procedure for Writing Words, Music, and Plainsong in Dots 14: Baedeker guidebooks 15: The Pickwick Papers 16: The Holy Land 17: Photographs of British Algae: 18: Cyanotype Impressions 19: Uncle Tom's Cabin 20: Leaves of Grass 21: On the Origin of Species 22: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 23: Das Kapital 24: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted 25: Un Coup de Dés Jamais N'Abolira Le Hasard 26: Directory 7: 1900 Onwards 1: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 2: The Tale of Peter Rabbit 3: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm 4: General Theory of Relativity 5: Pro Dva Kvadrata 6: Penguin's First 10 Paperback Books 7: The Diary of a Young Girl 8: Le Petit Prince 9: Le Deuxième Sexe 10: The Feminine Mystique 11: Silent Spring 12: Quotations from Chairman 13: Mao Tse-tung 14: Directory 8: Index 9: Acknowledgements