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The little book of big history : the story of the universe, human civilization, and everything in between

Author: Ian Crofton; Jeremy Black
Publisher: New York ; London : Pegasus Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Pegasus Books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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An endeavor to encapsulate the entire story of the cosmos breaks down the main themes of Big History, providing a highly informative and accessible narrative that shines a whole new light on science as we learned it and makes us think of our history{u2014}and our future{u2014}in a very different way.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Crofton; Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781681774367 1681774364
OCLC Number: 959808886
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Contents: Part one: Setting the scene --
Part two: Animal planet --
Part three: Humans start to dominate --
Part four: Civilization --
Part five: The rise of the West --
Part six: The modern world.
Responsibility: Ian Crofton and Jeremy Black.

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An endeavor to encapsulate the entire story of the cosmos breaks down the main themes of Big History, providing a highly informative and accessible narrative that shines a whole new light on science as we learned it and makes us think of our history{u2014}and our future{u2014}in a very different way.

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