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Great Ages of Man: A History of the World's Cultures

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African Kingdoms Basil Davidson
Age of Enlightenment Peter Gay
Age of Exploration. John Rigby Hale
Age of Faith. Anne Fremantle
Age of Kings. Charles Blitzer
Age of Progress. Samuel O. Buchill
Ancient America. Jonathan N. Leonard
Ancient China. Edward Schafer
Ancient Egypt. Lionel Casson
Barbarian Europe. Gerald Simons
Byzantium. Phillip Sherrard
Classical Greece. C.M. Bowra
hardcover, 4000 pages
Published 1968 by Time Incorporated (NY) (first published 1960)
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Erik Graff
Apr 15, 2008 Erik Graff rated it really liked it
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Recommended to Erik by: Lajla Stousland
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My paternal grandmother and her second husband, Christian, were so very good to me as a child. Quite a reader herself, Lajla belonged to book clubs and acquired several Time-Life sets for me during the period spanning late elementary thru early high school. Of them all, the Great Ages of Man was my favorite set, the only one I did not give up upon outgrowing them. The reasons for such favoritism are, one, the superior bindings of these twenty-one hardcovers and, two, the superb photographic illu ...more
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I am currently purchasing the expansive 23 volume set of the History of the Cultures of Man. They are both beautiful and an incredible read. We are home schooling our grandaughter and we are building this set for her.
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