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A classic history text gets an update

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(Photo: The Penguin History of the World)
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For generations of readers “The Penguin History of the World” has been one of the great cultural experiences — the entire story of human endeavor laid out in all its grandeur and folly, drama and pain in a single authoritative book. اضافة اعلان

Now, for the first time, it has been completely overhauled for its 6th edition — not just bringing it up to date, but revising it throughout in the light of new research and discoveries, such as the revolution in our understanding of many civilizations in the ancient world. 

The closing sections of the book reflect what now seems to be the inexorable rise of Asia and the increasingly troubled situation in the West.

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