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The 100 most influential books ever written : the history of thought from ancient times to today

Author: Martin Seymour-Smith
Publisher: Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Pub. Group, ©1998.
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Identifies one hundred works which have radically altered the course of civilization. Arranged chronologically from the I Ching (c. 1500 B.C.E.) to Skinner's Beyond Freedom and Dignity (1971), each entry includes historical background, an overview of the text, facts about the author and the creation of the work, the factors that warrant the work's inclusion in this list, and an analysis of the effect of the work on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Seymour-Smith, Martin.
100 most influential books ever written.
Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Pub. Group, c1998
(OCoLC)622966512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Seymour-Smith
ISBN: 0806520000 9780806520001
OCLC Number: 38258131
Notes: "A Citadel Press book."
Includes index.
Description: xx, 498 p. ; 27 cm.
Other Titles: One hundred most influential books ever written
Responsibility: Martin Seymour-Smith.

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Identifies one hundred works which have radically altered the course of civilization. Arranged chronologically from the I Ching (c. 1500 B.C.E.) to Skinner's Beyond Freedom and Dignity (1971), each entry includes historical background, an overview of the text, facts about the author and the creation of the work, the factors that warrant the work's inclusion in this list, and an analysis of the effect of the work on our lives today.

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