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12 Books That Changed the World

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Description for 12 Books That Changed the World Paperback. Melvyn Bragg explores a controversial selection of British books and their huge impact on history Num Pages: 384 pages, 3 x 8pp colour. BIC Classification: DSB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 286.
When we think of great events in the history of the world, we tend to think of war, revolution, political upheaval or natural catastrophe. But throughout history there have been moments of vital importance that have taken place not on the battlefield, or in the palaces of power, or even in the violence of nature, but between the pages of a book. In our digitised age of instant information it is easy to underestimate the power of the printed word. In his fascinating new book accompanying the ITV series, Melvyn Bragg presents a vivid reminder of the ... Read more

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About Melvyn Bragg
Melvyn Bragg is a writer and broadcaster whose first novel, For Want of a Nail, was published in 1965. His novels since include The Maid of Buttermere, The Soldier's Return, A Son of War, Credo and Now is the Time, which won the Parliamentary Book Award for fiction in 2016. His books have also been awarded the Time/Life Silver Pen ... Read more

Reviews for 12 Books That Changed the World
Bragg writes with passion...and once again, shows his capacity to make science and technology both exciting and accessible.
'Bragg has established himself over the past decades as a fearlessly dedicated, popular educator . . . a highly and easily readable book.'
John Sutherland, The Sunday Times
'It can charm almost anyone of any age . ... Read more

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