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The Penguin History of the World: 6th edition Paperback – 14 Mar 2014

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ISBN-13: 978-1846144431 ISBN-10: 1846144434 Edition: 6th

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A work of outstanding breadth of scholarship and penetrating judgments. There is nothing better of its kind (Jonathan Sumption Sunday Telegraph)

At once entertaining and scholarly ... a book as challenging as it is consistently absorbing (Christopher Hibbert)

A stupendous achievement (A. J. P. Taylor)

A brilliant book ... the most outstanding history of the world yet written' (J. H. Plumb)

The leading historical mind of his generation (Guardian)

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Until his retirement in 1994, J. M. Roberts was Warden of Merton College, Oxford. Acknowledged as one the greatest living historians in the world today, his books include The Penguin History of the World and The Triumph of the West.


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