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The Penguin History of the World

Sixth Edition

J. M. Roberts

This is a completely new and updated edition of J. M. Roberts and Odd Arne Westad's widely acclaimed, landmark bestseller The Penguin History of the World.For generations of readers The Penguin History of the World has been one of the great cultural experiences - the entire story of human endeavour laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and ...
Publish Date
September 30
First Published in 1976
Goodreads rating
Jul 19, 2020
@susanthesquark I have just the book! I had *exactly* the same problem. I read this book: It's literally the whole history of every part of the world, and it gave me enough overview to find bits I wanted to dive into more.      source