A Little History of the World

Author(s): 
Gombrich, E. H.
ISBN: 
9780300197181
Date published: 
October 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

In forty concise chapters, Gombrich tells the story of man from the stone age to the atomic bomb. In between emerges a colourful picture of wars and conquests, grand works of art, and the spread and limitations of science. This is a text dominated not by dates and facts, but by the sweep of mankind's experience across the centuries, a guide to humanity's achievements and an acute witness to its frailties.The product of a generous and humane sensibility, this timeless account makes intelligible the full span of human history.

Now available in paperback, a glorious illustrated edition of the international bestseller