A Little History of the World
  • Release Date : 07 October 2008
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780300132076
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Download or read book entitled A Little History of the World by author: E. H. Gombrich which was release on 07 October 2008 and published by Yale University Press with total page 304 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. E. H. Gombrich’s bestselling history of the world for young readers tells the story of mankind from the Stone Age to the atomic bomb, focusing not on small detail but on the sweep of human experience, the extent of human achievement, and the depth of its frailty. The product of a generous and humane sensibility, this timeless account makes intelligible the full span of human history. In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of man from the stone age to the atomic bomb. In between emerges a colorful picture of wars and conquests, grand works of art, and the spread and limitations of science. This is a text dominated not by dates and facts, but by the sweep of mankind’s experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity’s achievements and an acute witness to its frailties.