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The Resource Books that changed the world : the 50 most influential books in human history, Andrew Taylor

Books that changed the world : the 50 most influential books in human history, Andrew Taylor

Label
Books that changed the world : the 50 most influential books in human history
Title
Books that changed the world
Title remainder
the 50 most influential books in human history
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains profiles of fifty of history's most important and influential books, as selected by journalist and author Andrew Taylor, each with a summary of the contents, and a discussion of its historical context and legacy
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Andrew
Dewey number
011.73
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Books and reading
  • Best books
  • Literature and history
Target audience
general
Label
Books that changed the world : the 50 most influential books in human history, Andrew Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous edition: 2008
  • "First published in hardback 2008 by Quercus Editions Ltd."--Title page verso
Bar code
  • 31223116676801
  • 31223116676793
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Iliad -- The Histories -- The Analects -- The Republic -- The Bible -- Odes -- Geographia -- Kama Sutra -- The Qur'an -- Canon of Medicine -- The Canterbury Tales -- The Prince -- Atlas, or, Cosmographi Meditations / Gerard Mercator -- Don Quixote -- First Folio / William Shakespeare -- An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals / William Harvey -- Dialogue concerning the Two Chief World Systems / Galileo Galilei-- Principia Mathematica -- A Dictionary of the English Language / Samuel Johnson-- Sorrows of Young Werther -- The Wealth of Nations -- Common Sense -- Lyrical Ballads -- Pride and Prejudice -- A Christmas Carol -- The Communist Manifesto -- Moby Dick -- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Madam Bovery -- On The Origin of Species -- On Liberty -- War and Peace -- The Telephone Directory -- The Thousand and One Nights -- A Study in Scarlet -- The Interpretation of Dreams -- Protocols of the Elders of Zion -- Poems /Wilfred Owen -- Relativity: The Special and the General theory -- Ulysses / James Joyce -- Lady Chatterley's Lover -- The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money -- If This is a Man -- Nineteen Eighty-four-- The Second Sex -- Catcher in the Rye -- Things Fall Apart -- Silent Spring -- Quotations from Chairman Mao -- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781782069423
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 874062013
  • (OCoLC)874062013
Label
Books that changed the world : the 50 most influential books in human history, Andrew Taylor
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Previous edition: 2008
  • "First published in hardback 2008 by Quercus Editions Ltd."--Title page verso
Bar code
  • 31223116676801
  • 31223116676793
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Iliad -- The Histories -- The Analects -- The Republic -- The Bible -- Odes -- Geographia -- Kama Sutra -- The Qur'an -- Canon of Medicine -- The Canterbury Tales -- The Prince -- Atlas, or, Cosmographi Meditations / Gerard Mercator -- Don Quixote -- First Folio / William Shakespeare -- An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals / William Harvey -- Dialogue concerning the Two Chief World Systems / Galileo Galilei-- Principia Mathematica -- A Dictionary of the English Language / Samuel Johnson-- Sorrows of Young Werther -- The Wealth of Nations -- Common Sense -- Lyrical Ballads -- Pride and Prejudice -- A Christmas Carol -- The Communist Manifesto -- Moby Dick -- Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Madam Bovery -- On The Origin of Species -- On Liberty -- War and Peace -- The Telephone Directory -- The Thousand and One Nights -- A Study in Scarlet -- The Interpretation of Dreams -- Protocols of the Elders of Zion -- Poems /Wilfred Owen -- Relativity: The Special and the General theory -- Ulysses / James Joyce -- Lady Chatterley's Lover -- The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money -- If This is a Man -- Nineteen Eighty-four-- The Second Sex -- Catcher in the Rye -- Things Fall Apart -- Silent Spring -- Quotations from Chairman Mao -- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9781782069423
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 874062013
  • (OCoLC)874062013

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