The 20 Most Popular Books Throughout History

Given by Global English Editing

20 teosta 206,466 kirjaa 3,205 arvostelua ½ 3.9

Although the term “blockbuster book” has only been coined recently, certain books have captured the public’s imagination well before Fifty Shades of Grey. Going back as far as the 10th Century

näytä lisää BC, when I Ching was nothing more than thoughts scribed onto bamboo, we’ve been captivated by brilliant writing and story telling.

Below Global English Editing presents the 20 most popular books throughout history. From religious texts such as The Holy Bible to revolutionary texts such On the Origin of Species to the pure literary genius found in War and Peace, the following timeline not only highlights the history of blockbuster books, but also some of the most significant dates in human history. näytä vähemmän

Year Awarded:
2017
TeosOrder Label
The I Ching or Book of Changes (1924) (tekijä: Richard Wilhelm)
01: 10th–4th c. BCE
Ilias ja Odysseia (8 BCE) (tekijä: Homer)
02: 8th c. BCE
Keskustelut = (Luen-y) (70 BCE) (tekijä: Confucius)
03: 5th–3rd c. BCE
Valtio (380 BCE) (tekijä: Plato)
04: 380 BCE
The Thirteen Books of the Elements (300 BCE) (tekijä: Euclid)
05: 300 BCE
Dhammapada : Hyveen sanoja (300 BCE) (tekijä: Anonymous)
06: 3rd c. BCE
Holy Bible (1) (tekijä: Unknown)
07: 2nd–4th c. CE
Koraani (632) (tekijä: al-Qur'an)
08: 609–632 CE
Ruhtinas (1513) (tekijä: Niccolò Machiavelli)
09: 1532
Don Quijote (1605) (tekijä: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)
10: 1605–1615
The First Folio of Shakespeare (1623) (tekijä: William Shakespeare)
11: 1623
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) (tekijä: Mary Wollstonecraft)
12: 1792
Kommunistinen manifesti (1848) (tekijä: Karl Marx)
13: 1848
Lajien synty (1859) (tekijä: Charles Darwin)
14: 1859
Sota ja rauha (1869) (tekijä: Leo Tolstoy)
15: 1869
Toinen sukupuoli (1953) (tekijä: Simone de Beauvoir)
16: 1949
Aldo Leopold: A Sand County Almanac and Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology (1949) (tekijä: Aldo Leopold)
17: 1949
Minun kansani, minun rakkaani (1987) (tekijä: Toni Morrison)
18: 1987
Harry Potter (1–7) (2007) (tekijä: J. K. Rowling)
19: 1990s/2000s
Fifty Shades : Sidottu (2011) (tekijä: E L James)
20: 2011

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