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Summary:

Studies the whole of history, from the Big Bang to the present and into the future, to explore the place of human beings in the universe, discussing defining events, major trends, and human origins to reveal the hidden threads that tie everything together.
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Baker County Library 909 .C555o 2018 (Text) 37814003183903 NON-FICTION Book None 08/16/2018 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 909 CHR (Text) 33892006327614 NON-FICTION Book None 05/23/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316392006
  • ISBN: 0316392006
  • Physical Description: x, 357 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes glossary and statistics.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-340) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: Cosmos. In the beginning: Threshold 1 ; Stars and galaxies: Thresholds 2 and 3 ; Molecules and moons: Threshold 4 -- Part II: Biosphere. Life: Threshold 5 ; Little life and the biosphere ; Big life and the biosphere -- Part III: Us. Humans: Threshold 6 ; Farming: Threshold 7 ; Agrarian civilization ; On the verge of today's world ; The Anthropocene: Threshold 8 -- Part IV: The future. Where is it all going?
Summary, etc.:
Studies the whole of history, from the Big Bang to the present and into the future, to explore the place of human beings in the universe, discussing defining events, major trends, and human origins to reveal the hidden threads that tie everything together.
Subject: Civilization > Philosophy
Cosmology
World history
Human evolution
Biocomplexity

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