The Lessons of History

Will & Ariel Durant
Reading Order: Book 49
Categories: 2019, Erik Rostad
History, Non-Fiction
Pages: 128
Suggested By: Naval Ravikant, Ray Dalio, Howard Marks
Date Started: November 3, 2019
Date Finished: November 4, 2019
2h 42m 27s
Reason Book was Chosen: I've seen this book pop up in a number of places. About time I read it.

My Thoughts

At just 102 pages, this book offers a great overview of history and a framework for considering the main ebbs and flows of civilizations.

Here’s one fascinating comment from this book:

In the last 3,421 years of recorded history, only 268 have seen no war.

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