A Little History of the World

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In 1935, with a doctorate in art history and no prospect of a job, the 26-year-old Ernst Gombrich was invited to attempt a history of the world for younger readers. Amazingly, he completed the task in an intense six weeks, and "Eine kurze Weltgeschic ...Continua
Jess Kwan
Ha scritto il 19/08/14
A wonderful history book for not only children but also adults. The author is a great storyteller; juicy elements were extracted delicately. The book simply draws readers attention and raises interest towards history. Perfect bedside storybook for ki...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/01/14
Easy to read. The narration is good too. It is an ideal book to arise the interest of ones' in history. Even though the book was originally targeted to children, it is also a good read for adults who want to have a better understanding in the history...Continua
Ha scritto il 02/03/12
Great Little History

I thoroughly enjoyed this. Gombrich has a wonderful authorial voice. It's a book written for children, yes, but it's still informative and pleasant reading for an adult.

James Chen
Ha scritto il 12/10/11

Fabulous, brilliant, full of wits and insights. One of my favorite books.

Ha scritto il 08/11/09

The author would like the reader to relax and to follow the story without having to take notes or to memorise names and dates. And that's exactly what has happened to me.

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