Christmas reading 2022 (Set 1)

Kenneth Pomeranz , Konrad Schmid, Jens Schröter, John Barton

Christmas time is the most wonderful time of the year.

It is a good time to stock up on new reading materials and to listen to my Christmas CD collection.

A History of the Bible by John Barton has garnered many awards. It is a recent 2019 book.

The Great Divergence is a reprint of a classic.

It examines why Northwest Europe developed faster than China circa 1800. Why has China stagnated? It postulates two reasons: the fortunate location of coal and the access to the New World.

The Making of the Bible is a 2021 translation of an acclaimed German text.

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