50 Books That Changed the World

For centuries, books have been written in an attempt to share knowledge, inspiration, and discoveries. Sometimes those books make such an impact that they change the way the world thinks about things. The following books have done just that by providing readers an education in politics and government, literature, society, academic subjects such as science and math, and religion.
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The Republic
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The Communist Manifesto
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The Rights of Man
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Common Sense
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Democracy in America
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The Prince
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Uncle Tom's Cabin
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On Liberty (John Stuart Mill)
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Das Kapital
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The Wealth of Nations (Adam Smith)
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Guerilla Warfare (Ernesto "Che" Guevara)
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The Canterbury Tales
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13
Lady Chatterly's Lover
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The Divine Comedy
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
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Things Fall Apart
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Moby Dick
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1984 (George Orwell)
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Brave New World (Aldous Huxley)
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The Iliad
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The Odyssey
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Don Quixote
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A Christmas Carol
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Madame Bovary
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25
The Arabian Nights' Entertainments
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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War and Peace
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The Little Prince
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The Alchemist
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The Diary of a Young Girl
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Survival in Auschwitz
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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Mary Wollstonecraft)
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The Second Sex
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A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf
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Walden (Henry David Thoreau)
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A Dictionary of the English Language
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PhilosophiƦ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
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The Interpretation of Dreams
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On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
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Silent Spring
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