- Publish Date: November 10, 2015
- Format: Hardcover
- Category: History - World
- Publisher: Universe
- Trim Size: 7-1/4 x 9-1/8
- Pages: 224
- US Price: $29.95
- CDN Price: $29.95
- ISBN: 978-0-7893-2936-3
"100 Documents That Changed the World distinguishes itself by its breadth of selections from every realm of the historical record; political, religious, polemical, scientific, and pop culture, from East and West."
"This intriguing book is perfect for dipping into and out of at random. Flip to any page and happen upon the Louisian Purchase, Kama Sutra, the Journal of Magellan's Voyage, Freud's The Interpretation of Dreams or Apollo 11's Flight Plan. The global book spans civilizations, centiruies, empires and geography and touches upon culture, politics, history, science, philosophy and religion, using precious documents as the jumping-off point."
-KANSAS CITY MAGAZINE
"ONE hundred of the most significant documents in human history, dating from 2800 BC to 2011 AD, are presented in this beautifully illustrated and well-written book."
-THE IRISH EXAMINER
"This marvelous history book brings a hundred momentous human achievements to light by highlighting the means of their documentation. Be transported back to the moments in which Martin Luther, Isaac Newton, Leonardo da Vinci, and the creators of the Gregorian Calendar and the Edict of Worms changed everything. Illustrations and photos enhance these historical essays, providing a museum-like experience."
"Reading 100 Documents That Changed the World is an enjoyable experience. . . 100 Documents is presented in an interesting manner and invites the reader to learn more about these documents, which encompass many of the political, economical, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, psychological, scientific, military, and diplomatic events that have shaped mankind's destiny."
-FINGER LAKE TIMES