The order of things : how everything in the world is organized -- into hierarchies, structures, & pecking orders / Barbara Ann Kipfer.

Author
Kipfer, Barbara Ann [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Random House, ©1997.
Description
xxv, 389 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Summary note
Divided into thirteen areas of knowledge, more than 400 lists and illustrations present the order, hierarchy, and structure of both natural and man-made things, such as the longest rivers, the highest mountains, the ranks of the Mafia, and the order of events in the Big Bang.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-380) and index.
Contents
  • Earth science & geography
  • Life sciences
  • Physical sciences
  • Technology
  • Mathematics & measurements
  • Religion
  • History
  • Society & social institutions
  • Business & economics --The arts
  • Domestic life
  • Sports and recreation
  • General knowledge & philosophy.
ISBN
  • 0679444785
  • 9780679444787
  • 0375701648
  • 9780375701641
LCCN
96031066
OCLC
35280523
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