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Popular Features. New Releases. The Story of Mankind. Description Originally written in for the author's grandchildren, Hendrik Willem van Loon's The Story of Mankind has charmed generations with its warmth, simplicity and wisdom. Van Loon's witty, amiable tone animates the story of human history as a grand unfolding adventure.
The Story of Mankind (Updated Edition) (Liveright Classics)
Beginning with the origins of human life and sweeping forward to illuminate all of history, his incomparable prose and original illustrations present a lively rendering of the people and events that have shaped the world we live in today. This new version has been brought up to date by Robert Sullivan, incorporating the most important developments of the early twenty-first century, including the war on terrorism and global warming.
Engagingly written, delightfully informative and always entertaining, this is the classic of all ages, for all ages. Other books in this series. The Waste Land T. Add to basket. On Augustine Alan Ryan.
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On Hobbes Alan Ryan. Review quote "Remains a marvel: a sparkling, erudite, idiosyncratic tour through the human experience This new edition, updated by best-selling historian Robert Sullivan, continues van Loon s personable style and incorporates the most important developments of the early twenty-first century, including the war on terrorism, global warming, and the explosion of social media.
The result remains extremely valid in broad outline if not detail and, as ever, a grand and thought-provoking read Kirkus Reviews. European born and educated, van Loon was a professor at Antioch College and lectured at Harvard, Cornell, and the University of Munich.
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A specialist in nineteenth century French history, Merriman earned his Ph. D at the University of Michigan. He regularly teaches the survey of modern European history at Yale. Help Centre.
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