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Eddie Eddie said: "Actually a pretty good book so far. I wouldn't use it to teach a class with but it does a quick, dirty review of the major aspects of world history. I should be finished with this somewhere around the year 2025. "

 

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The New Penguin History of The World by J.M. Roberts
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Actually a pretty good book so far. I wouldn't use it to teach a class with but it does a quick, dirty review of the major aspects of world history. I should be finished with this somewhere around the year 2025.
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A People's History of the World by Chris Harman
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The Darker Nations by Vijay Prashad
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The Ancestor's Tale by Richard Dawkins
The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
by Richard Dawkins (Goodreads Author)
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The Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond
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Pretty good book...this is my first venture into evolution. I think he makes some good points. Dry in some parts and you have to really be focused to get his sense of humor.
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The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution & Future of the Human Animal
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Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
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What You Should Know about Politics... But Don't by Jessamyn Conrad
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The Human Story by James C. Davis
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Well...it is what it says it is. A short, concise history. I think Davis does a good job with this though. It flows well, hits major points, and tells the tell. Don't expect to learn much from this if you have already had world history classes. This...more
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The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden
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Winston Churchill
“I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.”
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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
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“It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
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“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
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Elie Wiesel
“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
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