The Lessons of History was written in 1968 by Pulitzer Prize-winning historians Will and Ariel Durant. Originally, it was written as part of the authors' 11-volume The Story of Civilization. This book represents an overview of the themes and lessons observed from the last 5,000 years.
(Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)
Summarizing the most important periods and trends in history, this series of 13 essays takes us on a journey through time, exploring the possibilities and limitations of humanity, as well as documenting the great lives, accomplishments, and ideas that have shaped our history.
Will and Ariel Durant provide perspectives and draw conclusions by looking into changes and trends in economics, politics, military, religion, and even geography.
The Lessons of History reveals the larger than life themes of our heritage and gives added meaning to our future.