The Lessons of History
A concise survey of the culture and civilization of mankind, The Lessons of History is the result of a lifetime of research from Pulitzer Prize–winning historians Will and Ariel Durant.With their accessible compendium of philosophy and social progress, the Durants take us on a journey through history, exploring the possibilities and limitations of ...
This is a great book I really liked which summarizes some of the larger themes of history, very incisive. And unlike most history books, it's actually really small, and it covers a lot of ground. – source
Apr 25, 2018They wrote the massive 11-volume 10,000-page “Story of Civilization” covering Western history, then wrote this tiny 100-page book succinctly summing up its lessons for our present day. – source
Sep 07, 2020This book is a must read 👇. Imagine going through entire world history and the lessons from it, all in a couple of hours! – source
Sep 06, 2020Is this the highest wisdom-per-word book ever? If it's not, what is? – source