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Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw The Most Change? Hardcover – 2 Oct 2014

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  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Bodley Head (2 Oct. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847923038
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847923035
  • Product Dimensions: 16.4 x 3.7 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 190,505 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"I loved this book... It will enable you to understand your past, your place in it and that of your ancestors as never before. A modern classic" (FIVE STARS, James Delingpole Mail on Sunday)

"Provocative and enjoyable... Almost every page of this engaging book sets your mind racing" (Dominic Sandbrook Sunday Times)

"Original and fascinating... It is a planetary ride which Mortimer offers us in his tour of ten centuries. It is exhilarating to time-travel with him" (Peter Lewis Book of the Week, Daily Mail)

"It feels as though he has put his heart and soul into it and readers of his other books will enjoy it for its scope and energy" (The Times)

"Written in his usual accessible yet quirky style Mortimer proves his worth as the best upmarket tour guide to the hidden mysteries of the past that we have" (Alex Larman Daily Express)

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A walk through the innovations of the last ten centuries, asking which century saw the greatest change and why

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