A concise survey of the tradition and civilization of mankind, The Courses of Historical past is the results of an entire life of study from Pulitzer Prize–profitable historians Will and Ariel Durant.

With their available compendium of philosophy and social growth, the Durants take us on a adventure via Historical past, exploring the probabilities and barriers of humanity over the years. Juxtaposing the nice lives, concepts, and accomplishments with cycles of struggle and conquest, the Durants display the towering issues of Historical past and provides that means to our personal.