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Five Cities That Ruled The World

Five Cities That Ruled The World How Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York Shaped Global History

By Douglas Wilson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.42 Stars

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On 10/26 Montina Hollins wrote: Fascinating is the best word to describe Douglas Wilson’s book 5 Cities that Ruled the World. Rarely have I read a book that was so captivating. This powerful book is filled with dramatic, historical events of five key cities that shaped our society, world and faith. As you take a historical ... 5 Cities that Ruled the World by Douglas Wilson

Montina's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/16 Bruce Walker wrote: “5 Cities that Ruled the World: How Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York shaped Global History” by Douglas Wilson briefly examines the history of these cities. Mr. Wilson presents the significance of each city on world history in general and the city’s impact on the West in particular.  ... "5 Cities that Ruled the World": A Book Review

Bruce's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/10 RB wrote: I recently read Five Cities that Ruled the World, by Douglas Wilson. It did not take me long to become disappointed with this book. I expected a much more captivating account of the history of these five great cities -- Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York. The writing style is a bit too "average" ... Thomas Nelson Book Review: Five Cities that Ruled the World

RB's Rating:

2 Stars

On 6/21 Dan Roark wrote: I anticipated receiving Five Cities that Ruled the World, written by Douglas Wilson and published by Thomas Nelson, because the subject was intriguing. I was curious to see how the author would approach the subject. The five cities, quite logically, are Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York. ... Five Cities That Ruled the World - Book Review

Dan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/6 Greg Fletcher wrote: 5 Cities that Ruled the Worldby Douglas WilsonBelief, thought, self-rule, imagination and commerce; these are key elements that have lasting effect on human culture. Douglas Wilson has taken a unique perspective on the development of these themes and their ongoing effect on modern culture. In “5 Cities ... Book Review: 5 Cities that Ruled the World

Greg 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 Eric S. Mueller wrote: I’ve had this book for a long time. I think I got it in October or November. But, with some of the changes in my life, I had to reprioritize. I started reading books about getting a new job or working as a freelancer. Unfortunately, this one didn’t make it back up to the top of my ever-growing book ... Book Review: 5 Cities That Ruled the World by Douglas Wilson

Eric S. 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/5 Cultivating Home wrote: Thomas Nelson sent me 5 Cities that Ruled the World to review at my request and I have to say it has been a great read. Author Douglas Wilson has done an amazing job of reviewing the historical impacts of five cities: Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London and New York.Walking the reader through the significance ... 5 Cities that Ruled the World book review

Cultivating Home's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/29 David Seven wrote:   I got this book as a free review copy from Thomas Nelson, and you can find it either on their product page, or at Amazon or here. The book describes itself as “The gripping and illuminative story of how five cities—Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York—shaped the course of global history.” It is a short ... Book Review : 5 Cities that ruled the world

David's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/13 Sarah Boy wrote: Saturday, March 13, 2010 Book Review So, I have been reading Five Cities That Ruled the World by Douglas Wilson. I was really anticipating this book because I am a history teacher and I have heard positive things about Douglas Wilson's books. But, this was a difficult book to read. The premise made ... Book Review

Sarah's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/3 Forrest Long wrote: Doug Wilson is a capable writer and able to express himself very well with words, but in writing this book he has taken on an enormous task and I'm not sure if he delivered on it. Five cities- Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London and New York, and how they "shaped global history"- and he covered it all in ... "There's Got To be More!"

Forrest's Rating:

3 Stars