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There was nasty gunk on the inside pages and the cover as well. I had to scrub it off with a wet sponge to keep the nasty gunk off my hands. Gross. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Zuma
Great overview of humankind's history of ideas. Each idea gets a 2-page spread. Just a joy to read.
I have purchased many of these as gifts.
And I will in the future.
I agree with most reviewers about the subject matter and fluff it contains.. My main complaint however, is in it unreadability due to low contrast between font colors/background... Read morePublished 15 months ago by G. lacolla
This was a concise well done and provocative. I would recommend it to a mature audience who may be interested in how the world works and why. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Consuelo Bernard
This is the fastest intellectual trip I could ever make through 30k years. I am not complaining. I could not have put such a work together in any reasonable time. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Kermit R. Mercer
We gave this excellent book to a college graduate. She is a history major and loves the book for it's timeline and brief explanations of events, movements and philosophy. Read morePublished on May 7, 2013 by Diane Kelley
It was fine, no real issue. My sone really enjoyed it a lot. I would buy more other various versions of this again.Published on January 15, 2013 by Pat
This book is perfect toilet-reading, if you're so inclined. One idea is presented on two pages, which makes it a quick read. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by Jackal
This is a rich book that, quite interestingly, explores history through predominant ideas that made an impact. Read morePublished on April 4, 2009 by Mark Montebello