Big History / Edition 1

Big History / Edition 1

by David Christian, Cynthia Brown, Craig Benjamin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073385611

ISBN-13: 9780073385617

Pub. Date: 08/23/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Big History: Between Nothing and Everything surveys the past not just of humanity, or even of planet Earth, but of the entire universe. In reading this book instructors and students will retrace a voyage that began 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang and the appearance of the universe. Big history incorporates findings from cosmology, earth and life

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Big History: Between Nothing and Everything surveys the past not just of humanity, or even of planet Earth, but of the entire universe. In reading this book instructors and students will retrace a voyage that began 13.7 billion years ago with the Big Bang and the appearance of the universe. Big history incorporates findings from cosmology, earth and life sciences, and human history, and assembles them into a single, universal historical narrative of our universe and of our place within it.  

The first edition of Big History: Between Nothing and Everything, is written by the pioneers of the field, and presents a framework for learning about anything and everything. It encourages students to think critically about our cumulative history and the future of the world through a variety of lenses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073385617
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/23/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
224,615
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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