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Lessons of History Paperback – 16 February 2010

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The Durants' masterpiece belongs in any home library and occupies a shelf in many. --Dana D. Kelley, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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Will Durant (1885-1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed THE STORY OF CIVILIZATION (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). His book THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY is credited with introducing more people to the subject of philosophy than any other work.

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