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The Resource Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins ; with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker ; foreword by James Naughtie

Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins ; with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker ; foreword by James Naughtie

Label
Books that changed history
Title
Books that changed history
Statement of responsibility
contributors, Father Michael Collins ; with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker ; foreword by James Naughtie
Title variation
Books that changed history
Title variation remainder
from the Art of war to Anne Frank's diary
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Turn the pages of the most famous books of all time and marvel at the stories behind them. Over 75 of the world's most celebrated, rare, and seminal books are examined and explained in this stunning treasury. 'Books That Changed History' is a unique encyclopaedia spanning the history of the written word, from 3000 BCE to the modern day. Chronological chapters show the evolution of human knowledge and the changing ways in which books are made. Discover incredible coverage of history's most influential books including the Mahabharata, Shakespeare's First Folio, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Penguin's first ever paperbacks. From Darwin's groundbreaking On the Origin of Species to Louis Braille's conception of the Braille system that we still use today, these are world famous books that have had the biggest impact on history. Every book is presented with breathtaking photography and fascinating biographies of those who created them. 'Books That Changed History' gathers dictionaries, diaries, plays, poems, treaties, and religious texts into one stunning celebration of the undisputed power of books
Cataloging source
ERASA
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1960-
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Collins, Michael
Dewey number
002.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1960-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Collins, Michael
  • Black, Alexandra
  • Cussans, Thomas
  • Farndon, John
  • Parker, P.
  • Naughtie, James
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  • Books
  • Best books
  • Books and reading
Target audience
adult
Label
Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins ; with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker ; foreword by James Naughtie
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061052141
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780241289334
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1007562098
Label
Books that changed history, contributors, Father Michael Collins ; with Alexandra Black, Thomas Cussans, John Farndon, and Philip Parker ; foreword by James Naughtie
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061052141
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780241289334
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), facsimiles
System control number
(OCoLC)1007562098

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