The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written

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The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today
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Author Martin Seymour-Smith
Cover artist Francis Cugat
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Published September 1998, Citadel
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
ISBN 978-0806520001
OCLC 38258131

The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written: The History of Thought from Ancient Times to Today (1998) is a book of intellectual history written by Martin Seymour-Smith, a British poet, critic, and biographer.[1]

The list includes books such as the I Ching (ancient Chinese text), the Old Testament (the first part of Christian Bibles), the Upanishads (ancient Indian philosophical texts), Candide (a French satire from the Age of Enlightenment) and The World as Will and Idea (a German philosophical book).

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  1. ^ Seymour-Smith, Martin (1998). The 100 most influential books ever written : the history of thought from ancient times to today. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publ. Group. ISBN 978-0806520001. OCLC 38258131.