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The Story of Civilization, Volume 1

Will Durant

This is the classic reference on world history, recognized as the most comprehensive general history ever written, the result of four decades of work by Will and Ariel Durant -- a set that The New York Times called "a splendid, broad panorama of hereditary culture in words and images that the layman can fully understand." This series began as an ef...
Publish Date
July 1
First Published in 1935
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Jul 05, 2020
Read The Story of Civilization by Will & Ariel Durant      source
Nov 28, 2020
This great old book is still worth reading. It was published in 1935 and was Volume 1 of the 11 volume set called "The Story of Civilization." "Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation.... It begins where chaos and insecurity end."      source