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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AuthorMartin Seymour-Smith
Cover artistFrancis Cugat
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
PublishedSeptember 1998, Citadel
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
ISBN978-0806520001
OCLC38258131

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 Bible), 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.