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Our Oriental Heritage - Will Durant
Our Oriental Heritage
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The Story of Civilization, Volume I: A history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the beginning; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. This is the first volume of the classic Pulitzer... show more
The Story of Civilization, Volume I: A history of civilization in Egypt and the Near East to the Death of Alexander, and in India, China, and Japan from the beginning; with an introduction on the nature and foundations of civilization. This is the first volume of the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning series.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781567310122 (1567310125)
Publisher: Fine Communications
Pages no: 1047
Edition language: English
Series: The Story of Civilization 0 (#1)
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5.0 Our Oriental Heritage (Story of Civilization, Vol 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...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
5.0 Our Oriental Heritage
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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