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The Little Book of Big History

From the Big Bang to the future of our planet, The Little Book of Big History divides history into manageable but comprehensive time frames, encompassing the cosmos, the stars, life and everything in between.

Big History is the attempt to understand and condense the entire story of the cosmos, from the Big Bang to the current day. Combining methods from history, astronomy, physics and biology to draw together the big story arcs of how the universe was created, why planets formed and how life developed, this creates a unique perspective from which to understand the place of mankind in the universe. Excited by the alternative ‘framework for all knowledge’ that is offered by this approach, Bill Gates is funding the Big History Project, which aims to bring the subject to a wider audience around the world.

The Little Book of Big History breaks down the main themes of Big History into highly informative and accessible parts for all readers to enjoy. By giving a truly complete timeline of world events, this book shines a whole different light on history as we learned it and makes us think of our history – and our future – in a very different way.
289 štampanih stranica
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Michael O'Mara Books
Godina izdavanja
2016
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  • Sol Ríosje podelio/la utisakпре 2 године
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    No dudo que sea un libro agradable de leer pero hasta el punto en el que voy me siento muy decepcionada ¿Es un libro ambicioso? Totalmente, lo cual, en sí mismo, no es malo pero da por verdad un sin fin de cosas que no están del todo aceptadas... aunque, para ser honesta, había entendido la razón del porqué lo hacía hasta que llegué a la estructura del ADN en la cual ni por asomo mencionó a Rosalind Franklin y ya no pude más. Personalmente no lo recomiendo si te encuentras interesada en la ciencia y es de tus primeros acercamientos. Creo que hay otros libros que abordan la misma línea y son capaces de mostrarte el panorama completo.

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