Books that changed the world

Description
Or at least had a major impact on society, for better or worse. (This is not about whether you think the impact was positive or negative.)
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5,117 members
59 reviews
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9,922 members
84 reviews
4.1
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1,286 members
5 reviews
½ 4.3
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287 members
1 review
3.8
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9,886 members
66 reviews
4.1
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1,751 members
12 reviews
½ 3.6
9 Members
Edward, WalkerMedia, anglemark, eromsted, aulsmith, roby72, Bretzky1, Elizabeth088, rafaxweb,raperper
Explanations
aulsmith: I wish it was changing more of the world than it is.
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21,701 members
139 reviews
3.9
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3,996 members
73 reviews
½ 2.7
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3,171 members
27 reviews
½ 3.6
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1,665 members
26 reviews
½ 3.7
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5,266 members
50 reviews
½ 3.5
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2,354 members
18 reviews
4.1
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23,410 members
250 reviews
½ 3.7
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653 members
5 reviews
½ 4.5
6 Members
staffordcastle, anglemark, EmScape, roby72, WildMaggie, birder4106,paradoxosalpha ,Ravic ,aulsmith
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aulsmith : The 95 theses yes, but why the catechism?
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6,052 members
60 reviews
½ 3.7
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4,504 members
49 reviews
3.8
4 Members
norabelle414, aulsmith, ManWithAnAgenda, rafaxweb
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aulsmith: Certainly influenced my life.
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9,286 members
94 reviews
4
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7,804 members
59 reviews
4
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5,693 members
50 reviews
4.1
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25,984 members
336 reviews
½ 4.3
2 Members
CorinneT, teeteto
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28,058 members
508 reviews
4.1
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5,497 members
40 reviews
3.9
2 Members
timoroso, teeteto
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2,481 members
17 reviews
3.8
2 Members
Bretzky1, teeteto
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11,713 members
116 reviews
½ 3.5
2 Members
rafaxweb, teeteto
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14,188 members
119 reviews
4.1
2 Members
roby72, Bretzky1
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26,009 members
387 reviews
½ 3.7
2 Members
roby72, teeteto
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5,219 members
46 reviews
3.8
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2,993 members
33 reviews
½ 4.3
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1,960 members
32 reviews
½ 4.4
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12,277 members
167 reviews
4.1
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2,091 members
39 reviews
½ 3.7
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CorinneT
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98 members
½ 4.5
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340 members
6 reviews
4.2
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thorold
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23,128 members
250 reviews
3.8
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2,971 members
12 reviews
4
3 Members
WalkerMedia, Elizabeth088, ManWithAnAgenda,Edward ,AsYouKnow_Bob ,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I'm not sure how this changed anything except the ease with which medical students could learn anatomy.
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17 members
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21,502 members
187 reviews
4.1
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teeteto
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2,143 members
21 reviews
3.1
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rafaxweb
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1,690 members
26 reviews
½ 2.7
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rafaxweb
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74 members
1 review
4.2
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Bretzky1
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312 members
11 reviews
½ 4.6
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13,990 members
188 reviews
3.8
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roby72
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70 members
½ 4.3
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102 members
1 review
3.9
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2,989 members
15 reviews
3.1
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Bretzky1,aulsmith
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aulsmith : I think you want the Arabic Koran, not this English interpretation which Muslims would not find adequate.
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81,134 members
1,262 reviews
4.2
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21,773 members
168 reviews
½ 3.7
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480 members
6 reviews
½ 4.6
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81 members
½ 3.3
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162 members
2 reviews
½ 4.3
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1,638 members
33 reviews
3.8
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thorold,lilithcat , , ,aulsmith
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aulsmith : It's a great book, but I don't know that many people who even know it exists.
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178 members
4 reviews
3.1
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17,717 members
204 reviews
3.9
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WildMaggie,lorax ,lilithcat ,anglemark ,DaynaRT ,AsYouKnow_Bob ,eromsted ,Scorbet ,paradoxosalpha , ,ijustgetbored ,enrique_molinero ,prosfilaes , ,aulsmith ,sjmccreary ,JGKC ,inkcrow ,Elizabeth088
Explanations
aulsmith : If every parent whose daughter asked for a horse after reading this book had gotten one -- that would have changed the world.