Our Oriental Heritage (Story of Civilization, Vol 1)
Publish date: 1963
Publisher: Simon & Schuster (NY)
Pages no: 961
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, World History
Series: The Story of Civilization 0 (#1)
Durant is unmatched in the beauty and clarity of his prose, and in the piercing gaze through the mists of history. Yes, there are elements which are dated thanks to more recent research, and yes, his sections which close the book on China and Japan are probably best forgotten due to the poor availab...
One of the great books on Eastern Civilizations. This book is a perfect listen for those who don't like history with all of its dates since he tells the story functionally not chronologically. The book looks at history by each civilization and by function (philosophy, poetry, prose, people's languag...
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