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Great Books of the Western World (61 Volume Set)

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Encyclopædia Britannica is proud to offer one of the most acclaimed publishing achievements of the 20th century, Great Books of the Western World. This monumental collection compiles history's greatest written works, from the ancient classics to more recent masterpieces. Great Books of the Western World contains 517 works from 130 of the most renowned minds throughout history. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise the Syntopicon®, a unique guide that enables you to investigate a particular idea and compare the perspectives of...

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1994 HC Nearly Like new in None jacket Nearly like new. Not a collectors item, but an excellent copy with very minor defects (a few light smudges on some volumes). 61 vols. ... Inclues "The Great Conversation" illustrated volume. Second edition, 1994. Encyclop?dia Britannica is proud to offer one of the most acclaimed publishing achievements of the 20th century, Great Books of the Western World. This monumental collection compiles history's greatest written works, from the ancient classics to more recent masterpieces. Great Books of the Western World contains 517 works from 130 of the most renowned minds throughout history. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise the Syntopicon?, a unique guide that enables you to investigate a particular idea and compare the perspectives of different authors. The Syntopicon organizes thirty centuries of thought into 102 Great Ideas, subsequently divided into topics and subtopics to effectively explore the different viewpoints over time. Authoritative, accurate, and complete, this collecti Read more Show Less

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Encyclopædia Britannica is proud to offer one of the most acclaimed publishing achievements of the 20th century, Great Books of the Western World. This monumental collection compiles history's greatest written works, from the ancient classics to more recent masterpieces. Great Books of the Western World contains 517 works from 130 of the most renowned minds throughout history. Volumes 1 and 2 comprise the Syntopicon®, a unique guide that enables you to investigate a particular idea and compare the perspectives of different authors. The Syntopicon organizes thirty centuries of thought into 102 Great Ideas, subsequently divided into topics and subtopics to effectively explore the different viewpoints over time. Authoritative, accurate, and complete, this collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780852295311
  • Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Edition description: 2nd Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 37844

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 1999

    I lost it in a failed relationship

    I miss it so very much, I only hope that the owner takes care of the thoughts and wisdom contained within the volumes...

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