Books that Made History — Market Mad House
The written word can change the world and books can make history. However, the pen is almost never mightier than the sword.
Instead, the right book can have an enormous impact on history if they publish it at the right time. For example, Uncle Tom’s Cabin had an enormous influence because they published it just before the American Civil War.
Similarly, modern readers view The War of the Worlds as routine science fiction. In 1897, however, The War of the Worlds was a completely original work that introduced new ideas while playing…