A Short History of the World
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: MacMillan 1922
Number of pages: 492
The book tells of the history of the world, starting with the origins of the Earth. Wells then goes on to explain the development of the Earth and life on Earth, until reaching primitive thought and the development of humankind from the Cradle of Civilisation. The book ends with the outcome of the First World War.
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