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A short history of nearly everything

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Special illustrated edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Ouvrages de vulgarisation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 0385661983 9780385661980
OCLC Number: 61258856
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 624 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: One: LOST IN THE COSMOS --
1. How to build a universe --
2. Welcome to the solar system --
3. The Reverend Evans's universe --
TWO: THE SIZE OF THE EARTH --
4. The measure of things --
5. The stone-breakers --
6. Science red in tooth and claw --
7. Elemental matters --
THREE: A NEW AGE DAWNS --
8. Einstein's universe --
9. The mighty atom --
10. Getting the lead out --
11. Muster Mark's quarks --
12. The earth moves --
FOUR: DANGEROUS PLANET --
13. Bang! --
14. The fire below --
15. Dangerous beauty --
FIVE: LIFE ITSELF --
16. Lonely planet --
17. Into the troposphere --
18. The bounding main --
19. The rise of life --
20. Small world --
21. Life goes on --
22. Goodbye to all that --
23. The richness of being --
24. Cells --
25. Darwin's singular notion --
26. The stuff of life --
SIX: THE ROAD TO US --
27. Ice time --
28. The mysterious biped --
29. The restless ape --
30. Goodbye.
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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