Mark Zuckerberg’s book club reads “The Muqaddimah”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s 2015 New Year’s resolution was to read an important book every two weeks and discuss it with the Facebook community.

My next book for A Year of Books is Muqaddimah by Ibn Khaldun. It’s a history of the world written by an intellectual…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Monday, June 1, 2015

Zuckerberg’s book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. His selections so far have been mostly contemporary, but for his 11th pick he’s chosen “The Muqaddimah,” written in 1377 by the Islamic historian Ibn Khaldun.

“The Muqaddimah,” which translates to “The Introduction,” is an early attempt to strip away biases of historical records and find universal elements in the progression of humanity.

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