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As I was reading it, I found myself saying, "I love this book!" over and over again.
Gombrich explains history in his book in simple language for young readers; it was also fun to read it from an adult's point of view.
If you know nothing of history or just remember what came to school, this is a good book to start.
Very practical and to the point. I bought a printed version as a gift to my grandson on his birthday.Published 3 days ago by Juan B. Mansfield
A pre-WWII German's interpretation of the history of the world. It's mostly about continental Europe, leaving out a great deal of what happened not only outside Europe but leaving... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Lavoris L'Oreal
excellent, quick, sometimes humorous, but very informative as well. Very good as a refresher or for someone who is immigrant to US.Published 27 days ago by Richard H. Cox
Very enjoyable, it creates a "red thread" all through the history of civilization, connecting the different events to each other.Published 1 month ago by Anders
Ever wondered how names, peoples, eras, and events in history weave together? Read this book. Full of ah hah moments especially for the history novice.Published 2 months ago by Larry P Kunz
Easy way to learn the major events shaping our civilisation. We enjoyed reading this as a family to set us up to visit many of these places. Well recommended!!Published 2 months ago by Maps
Fantastic book. Required reading for IB students in our district. Would recommend this to anyone wanting a unique perspective and discussion content!Published 2 months ago by hmn
An excellent read. Every high school student should be required to read the book, in addition to their classroom text.Published 2 months ago by Amos