A Little History of the World: Illustrated Edition (Little by E. H. Gombrich PDF

By E. H. Gombrich

E. H. Gombrich's Little background of the World, even though written in 1935, has turn into one of many treasures of historic writing considering the fact that its first ebook in English in 2005. The Yale version on my own has now bought over part 1000000 copies, and the publication is obtainable world wide in nearly thirty languages.

Gombrich used to be in fact the best-known artwork historian of his time, and his textual content indicates illustrations on each web page. This illustrated version of the Little History brings jointly the pellucid humanity of his narrative with the pictures that could good were in his imagination as he wrote the e-book. the 2 hundred illustrations—most of them in complete color—are now not basic elaborations, even though they're appealing. They emerge from the textual content, improve the author's purpose, and deepen the excitement of interpreting this awesome paintings.

For this version the textual content is reset in a spacious structure, flowing round illustrations that diversity from work to line drawings, logos, motifs, and logos. The ebook contains freshly drawn maps, a revised preface, and a brand new index.

Blending high-grade layout, tremendous paper, and vintage binding, this is often either a luxurious present e-book and an better version of a undying account of human history.

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