9 Visionary Books That Helped Shift the Course of History

9 Visionary Books That Helped Shift the Course of History

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  Some writers seek to change the world, while others seek to only change themselves. In any case, these nine authors and editors made such an impact with their work that the contents of their pages made direct change in the real world. Next time somebody tells you that art can’t make a difference, please show them this.    ‘A Dictionary of the English Language’ Influenced Austen, Dickens and the Brontës   Image courtesy of AbeBooks   Published in 1755, Samuel Johnson’s  ‘A Dictionary’ provides an impeccably curated tour of the best of the English language up to that point, …