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Big History : Our Incredible Journey, from Big Bang to Now - DK

Big History

Our Incredible Journey, from Big Bang to Now

By: DK, David Christian (Foreword by)

Hardcover Published: 31st October 2016
ISBN: 9780241225905
Number Of Pages: 376

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From the Big Bang to virtual reality

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.

About the Author

Dorling Kindersley, also known as DK, is an international publishing company that specializes in illustrated reference books for all ages. It was originally a book-packing company founded by Christopher Dorling and Peter Kindersley in 1974 before changing to being a publisher in 1982. A distinct style of many DK books are illustrations and text on white backgrounds, starting with their first release being a First Aid Manual for the British voluntary medical services.

*1: The Big Bang

*2: Stars are Born

*3: Elements are Forged

*4: Planets Form

*5: Life Emerges

*6: Humans Evolve

*7: Civilizations Develop

*8: Industry Rises

ISBN: 9780241225905
ISBN-10: 0241225906
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 31st October 2016
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.1 x 25.2  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.76
Edition Number: 1

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