A Short History of the World by H. G. Wells Contents, The world in space -- The world in time -- The beginnings of life Download This eBook. A little history of the world/Ernst Gombrich. p. cm. ISBN 0–––4 (cl.: alk. paper). 1. World history––Juvenile literature. I. Title. DG64 —dc Results 1 - 10 of 85 Download History Books for FREE. Following Japan's surrender in at the end of World War II, the Korean Peninsula was divided at.
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Also available as: Not in United States? Choose your country's store to see books available for purchase. In , with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, twenty-six-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in an intense six weeks, and Eine kurze Weltgeschichte fur junge Leser was published in Vienna to immediate success.
For this little book would never have been written at all were it not for the unusual circumstances that presented themselves in Vienna in When the book came out, in , it was very well received, reviewers assuming that my grandfather must be an experienced teacher.
I would like my readers to relax, and to follow the story without having to take notes or to memorise names and dates. In fact, I promise that I shall not examine them on what they have read. About the Author Among E. He was director of the Warburg Institute of the University of London from to How to download eBooks: Next post: Previous post: The Wright Brothers.
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