ThinkingWest on YouTube: 12 Great Books of Western History

In this episode, I highlight a dozen of the most influential works of history, spanning from the Ancient Greeks to the 20th century. While many more works could be included, particularly from the authors of antiquity, I attempted to draw from authors across diverse time periods and to cover a breadth of history. For example, a disproportionate number of works detailed various aspects of Roman history, while relatively few cover the particulars of the medieval era. Hence, I overlooked many well-known authors of Roman history in favor of the lesser-known Huizinga to achieve a broad coverage of western history.

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Published by Christian Poole

Catholic | Father | Husband | Founder of ThinkingWest .com

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