Books that Changed the World. The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History

Books that Changed the World. The 50 Most Influential Books in Human History

Taylor Andrew

Books That Changed the World tells the fascinating stories behind 50 books that, in ways great and small, have changed the course of human history. Andrew Taylor sets each text in its historical context and explores its wider influence and legacy.

Whether he's discussing the incandescent effect of The Qu'ran, the enduring influence of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, or the way in which Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe galvanized the anti-slavery movement, Taylor has written a stirring and informative testament to human ingenuity and endeavour. Ranging from The Iliad to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the Kama Sutra to Lady Chatterley's Lover, this is the ultimate, thought-provoking read for book-lovers everywhere. Andrew Taylor has worked as a journalist in television, newspapers and magazines in Britain and the Middle East. His authorial credits include The World of Gerard Mercator and A Plum in Your Mouth.

Vydavateľ Quercus
Počet strán 326
Rok vydania 2014
Jazyk Angličtina
Väzba Mäkká väzba / Paperback
EAN 9781782069423
Adresa titulu https://www.artforum.sk/katalog/3231/books-that-changed-the-world-the-50-most-influent
Whether he's discussing the incandescent effect of The Qu'ran, the enduring influence of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, or the way in which Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe galvanized the anti-slavery movement, Taylor has written a stirring and informative testament to human ingenuity and endeavour. Ranging from The Iliad to Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the Kama Sutra to Lady Chatterley's Lover, this is the ultimate, thought-provoking read for book-lovers everywhere. Andrew Taylor has worked as a journalist in television, newspapers and magazines in Britain and the Middle East. His authorial credits include The World of Gerard Mercator and A Plum in Your Mouth.

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