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The Way of the World

From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-First Century

The Way of the World( )
Author: Fromkin, David
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

"Ambitious.... The truth is that Fromkin's outline is persuasively thought out and presented."--The Washington Post Book World As the human race approaches the 21st century, questions of our past trouble us as much as those that concern our future. How did we get here? Where--and how--did Homo sapiens originate? How did we, precariously bipedal, come to dominate the animal kingdom, direct the flow of the Euphrates, fly a rocket to the moon? David...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Modern / General
History / Modern / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.1 x 8 x 0.67 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Fromkin, David (Author)
David Henry Fromkin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on August 27, 1932. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. He worked as a lawyer and investor until becoming a published author in his 40s and a professor in his 60s. He wrote seven books including The Question of Government: An Inquiry into the Breakdown of Modern Political Systems; A Peace to End All Peace; In the Time of the Americans: F.D.R., Truman, Eisenhower, Marshall, MacArthur - the Generation that Changed America's Role in the World; Kosovo Crossing: The Reality of American Intervention in the Balkans; Europe's Last Summer: Who Started the Great War in 1914?; and The King and the Cowboy: Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the Seventh, Secret Partners. He was a professor at Boston University from 1994 until 2013. He died from heart failure on June 11, 2017 at the age of 84.


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