skip to content
Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race

Author: Jon Stewart
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grand Central, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture. Here is the definitive guide to our species--completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Stewart
ISBN: 9780446579223 044657922X 9780446199438 0446199435
OCLC Number: 548641994
Description: ix, 244 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Contents: To our alien readers --
To our human readers --
Earth : everything you need to know about this gently-used, pre-owned planet --
Life : a comprehensive guide to things that can be killed --
Man : an introduction to the solar system's original "bad boys" --
The life cycle : we called this living --
Society: how we overcame our basic humanity for the greater good --
Commerce : you didn't have to be crazy to work here- but it helped --
Religion : we were sure someone was in charge --
Science : discovering nature's majesty, and then fixing it --
Culture : the ultimate expression of our humanity, minus 10% commission --
Appendices. Final scores ; Why we're not here ; What we left out.
Other Titles: Daily show with Jon Stewart presents Earth (the book) :
Daily Show with Jon Stewart presents
Daily show (Television program)
Responsibility: written and edited by Jon Stewart [and others].

Abstract:

Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture. Here is the definitive guide to our species--completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(8)

User lists with this item (7)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/548641994> # Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "548641994" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#CreativeWork/daily_show_television_program> ; # Daily show (Television program)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/civilization> ; # Civilization
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/wit_and_humor_as_topic> ; # Wit and Humor as Topic
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/human_behavior> ; # Human behavior
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85061212> ; # History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958235> ; # History
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/817.6/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962811> ; # Human behavior
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026423> ; # Civilization
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/human_beings_history> ; # Human beings--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> ; # Civilization
   schema:alternateName "Daily show with Jon Stewart presents Earth (the book) :" ;
   schema:alternateName "Daily Show with Jon Stewart presents" ;
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/71010364> ; # Jon Stewart
   schema:datePublished "2010" ;
   schema:description "To our alien readers -- To our human readers -- Earth : everything you need to know about this gently-used, pre-owned planet -- Life : a comprehensive guide to things that can be killed -- Man : an introduction to the solar system's original "bad boys" -- The life cycle : we called this living -- Society: how we overcame our basic humanity for the greater good -- Commerce : you didn't have to be crazy to work here- but it helped -- Religion : we were sure someone was in charge -- Science : discovering nature's majesty, and then fixing it -- Culture : the ultimate expression of our humanity, minus 10% commission -- Appendices. Final scores ; Why we're not here ; What we left out."@en ;
   schema:description "Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: What we looked like; what we accomplished; our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture. Here is the definitive guide to our species--completely unburdened by objectivity, journalistic integrity, or even accuracy."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/580165991> ;
   schema:genre "Humor"@en ;
   schema:genre "Nonfiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race"@en ;
   schema:productID "548641994" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/548641994#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_grand_central_2010> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Agent/grand_central> ; # Grand Central
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780446579223> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780446199438> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/548641994> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#CreativeWork/daily_show_television_program> # Daily show (Television program)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "Daily show (Television program)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/human_beings_history> # Human beings--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Human beings--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/580165991#Topic/wit_and_humor_as_topic> # Wit and Humor as Topic
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Wit and Humor as Topic"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026423> # Civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> # Civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/958235> # History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962811> # Human behavior
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Human behavior"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/71010364> # Jon Stewart
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Stewart" ;
   schema:givenName "Jon" ;
   schema:name "Jon Stewart" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780446199438>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0446199435" ;
   schema:isbn "9780446199438" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780446579223>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "044657922X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780446579223" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.