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The written world: the power of stories to shape people, history, civilization
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Published:
New York : Random House, [2017].
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
xxiii, 412, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780812988277, 0812988272, 9780812998931, 0812998936, 9780812998931, 9780812998948

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General Note
Map on endpapers.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to ebooks and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Puchner, M. (2017). The written world: the power of stories to shape people, history, civilization. First edition. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Puchner, Martin, 1969-. 2017. The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Puchner, Martin, 1969-, The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization. New York: Random House, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Puchner, Martin. The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization. First edition. New York: Random House, 2017. Print.

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