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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date December 11, 2015
Pages 386
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781519792020
ISBN-10 1519792026
Dimensions 0.87 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $16.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Of the more than one hundred books that H. G. Wells published in his lifetime, this is one of the most ambitious. Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of World War I, A Short History of the World is an engrossing account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race. Wells brings his monumental learning and penetrating historical insight to bear on the Neolithic era, the rise of Judaism, the Golden Age of Athens, the life of Christ, the rise of Islam, the discovery of America, the Industrial Revolution, and a host of other subjects. Breathtaking in scope, this thought-provoking masterwork remains one of the most readable and rewarding of its kind. Includes unique illustrations.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work A Short History of the World
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781602069312
 
With H. G. Wells | from Cosimo Inc (November 30, 2007)
9781602069312 | details & prices | 455 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $39.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: When H.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780141441825 Book cover for 9781409725206 Book cover for 9781420938494 Book cover for 9781480092945 Book cover for 9781494455644 Book cover for 9781497303928 Book cover for 9781500737498 Book cover for 9781519701480 Book cover for 9781519792020
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 11, 2015)
9781519792020 | details & prices | 386 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.87 in. | List price $16.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: Of the more than one hundred books that H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 7, 2015)
9781519701480 | details & prices | 308 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.70 in. | List price $13.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: A story of our planet and humankind.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (February 25, 2015)
9781505478402 | details & prices | 326 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.74 in. | List price $20.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (August 4, 2014)
9781500737498 | details & prices | 306 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.69 in. | List price $9.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: This classic text tells the story of our planet and humankind.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (March 10, 2014)
9781497303928 | details & prices | 154 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.35 in. | List price $7.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: While it is not one of H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 12, 2013)
9781494455644 | details & prices | 456 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.00
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: A Short History of the World By H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (October 11, 2012)
9781480092945 | details & prices | 398 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.90 in. | List price $16.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: THE story of our world is a story that is still very imperfectly known.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (February 14, 2012)
9781470085223 | details & prices | 440 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | List price $19.08
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
With H. G. Wells | from Digireads.Com (January 30, 2010)
9781420938494 | details & prices | 178 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $9.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: Although best known for his scientific romances that paved the way for the modern science fiction genre, H.
With H. G. Wells | from Lightning Source Inc (May 31, 2008)
9781409725206 | details & prices | 272 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $28.95
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: This book contains H.
Reprint edition from Penguin Classics (July 31, 2007)
9780141441825 | details & prices | 371 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of the First World War, this is an account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race.
Editions for the work A Short History of the World
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781602069312
 
With H. G. Wells | from Cosimo Inc (November 30, 2007)
9781602069312 | details & prices | 455 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $39.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: When H.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781409725206 Book cover for 9781419103292 Book cover for 9781420938494 Book cover for 9781480092945 Book cover for 9781494455644 Book cover for 9781497303928 Book cover for 9781500737498 Book cover for 9781519701480 Book cover for 9781519792020 Book cover for 9781585092116 Book cover for 9781596055858
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 11, 2015)
9781519792020 | details & prices | 386 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.87 in. | List price $16.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: Of the more than one hundred books that H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 7, 2015)
9781519701480 | details & prices | 308 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.70 in. | List price $13.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: A story of our planet and humankind.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (February 25, 2015)
9781505478402 | details & prices | 326 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.74 in. | List price $20.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (August 4, 2014)
9781500737498 | details & prices | 306 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.69 in. | List price $9.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: This classic text tells the story of our planet and humankind.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (March 10, 2014)
9781497303928 | details & prices | 154 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.35 in. | List price $7.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: While it is not one of H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (December 12, 2013)
9781494455644 | details & prices | 456 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $19.00
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: A Short History of the World By H.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (October 11, 2012)
9781480092945 | details & prices | 398 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.90 in. | List price $16.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: THE story of our world is a story that is still very imperfectly known.
With H. G. Wells | from Createspace Independent Pub (February 14, 2012)
9781470085223 | details & prices | 440 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | List price $19.08
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
With H. G. Wells | from Digireads.Com (January 30, 2010)
9781420938494 | details & prices | 178 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $9.99
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: Although best known for his scientific romances that paved the way for the modern science fiction genre, H.
With H. G. Wells | from Lightning Source Inc (May 31, 2008)
9781409725206 | details & prices | 272 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $28.95
This edition also contains A Short History of the World
About: This book contains H.
from Cosimo Inc (December 30, 2005)
9781596055858 | details & prices | 476 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $15.99
About: These first real humans beings we know of in Europe appear already to have belonged to one or other of at least two very distinct races.
from Kessinger Pub Co (June 30, 2004)
9781419103292 | details & prices | 240 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $26.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
from Book Tree (February 1, 2000)
9781585092116 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Wells had an intense curiosity and used it to investigate and share the entire history of the world in a condensed form.

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