TWEM Update 148/158 = 94%

10 MORE!

I just finished this:

I downloaded the Librivox.org audio chapters that Womersley covers and read the chapters summaries of the chapters that he gives in his abridged edition. It made for easy listening as I ran or biked for triathlon training.

I especially liked Chapter 50 - a detailed account of the rise of Islam. It was very interesting, and I learned some things I didn't know!

EARLY MODERN (1600 – 1850)
1776 Decline & Fall Roman Empire Gibbon (February 25 at 4:43 am!)
1835 Democracy in America Tocqueville 
MODERN (1850 – present)
1860 Civilization of Renaissance Burckhardt 
1904 Protestant Work Ethic & Spirit of Capitalism Weber 
1937 The Road to Wigan Pier Orwell
1938 The New England Mind Miller 
1973 The Gulag Archipelago (only Autobiography left)
1974 Roll, Jordan, Roll Genovese 
1978 Distant Mirror Tuchman (January 2011)
1987 All the President's Men Woodward & Bernstein 
1990 A Midwife's Tale Ballard
1992 The End of History & the Last Man Fukuyama 

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