801 Things You Should Know: From Greek Philosophy to Today's Technology, Theories, Events, Discoveries, Trends, and Movements That Matter

801 Things You Should Know: From Greek Philosophy to Today's Technology, Theories, Events, Discoveries, Trends, and Movements That Matter

by David Olsen
     
 

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Discover how the world's biggest ideas, inventions, and actions changed the course of history!

What would life be like if the Age of Reason never challenged others to think differently, if the Industrial Revolution never happened, or if the New York Stock Exchange never came into existence?

801 Things You Should Know gives you the lowdown on

Overview

Discover how the world's biggest ideas, inventions, and actions changed the course of history!

What would life be like if the Age of Reason never challenged others to think differently, if the Industrial Revolution never happened, or if the New York Stock Exchange never came into existence?

801 Things You Should Know gives you the lowdown on thoughts and events that transformed past civilizations into the cultures that we know today. Each entry explains a game-changing concept or moment in time, detailing how it helped shape societies around the globe. You'll uncover fascinating details you'd never heard before, and be surprised to learn how these major influences have directly impacted the way you live.

From the sixth century B.C. to the present day, you'll discover the captivating people, acts, and ideas that have inspired change--and revolutionized the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440565724
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
06/18/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
664,958
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

David Olsen is the author of The Words You Should Know and coauthor of The Big Book of Words You Should Know and Roget's Thesaurus of Words for Intellectuals. He attended Brigham Young University and is the president of Market Builders, a marketing and public relations consultancy that works with consumer product companies to launch products and brands to the public.

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