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Big history : our incredible journey, from big bang to now / foreword by David Christian.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2016.
Description:
375 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Summary note:
Understand how and why we got where we are today with Big History. From the formation of our universe to the present day, countless major events have changed the course of life on Earth. Big History brings together an incredible range of perspectives, using multiple disciplines including physics and sociology to bring us the story of 13.8 billion years of remarkable history. With a foreword by TED speaker Professor David Christian, Big History is a truly unique look at the history of the world. Aligned with the online Big History Project, supported by Bill Gates, Big History puts a wide-angle lens on history, and uses stunning visual timelines and special CGI reconstructions to show you history's greatest events like never before. Look back to our origins in the stars, and explore everything from the birth of the sun to modern technology, and what the future holds for humans. The perfect gift for everyone interested in every aspect of history, Big History presents the history of the world as you've never seen it.
Notes:
Includes index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780241225905
  • 0241225906
OCLC:
960727374
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