The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written
The History of Thought From Ancient Times to TodayBook - 1998
The hundred books discussed here have radically altered the course of civilisation , whether they have embodied religions practised by millions, achieved the pinnacle of artistic expression, pointed the way to scientific discovery of enormous consequence, redirected beliefs about the nature of man, or forever altered the global political landscape. For each there is a historical overview, an analysis of the work's effect on our lives today and a lively discussion of the reasons for inclusion.
Publisher: New York : Kensington Pub. Corp., c1998.
Characteristics: xx, 498 p. :,ill. ;,27 cm.
Alternative Title: One hundred most influential books ever written