Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant

Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant

by Ian Crofton
     
 

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It is the big ideas that change the world and how humans interact with it. Big Ideas in Brief explores 200 of the most important big ideas in pithy, one-page descriptions. The book uses easily understood language and simple illustrations to explain the concepts, making it ideal for those with little or no experience in a subject. Readers can gain a

Overview

It is the big ideas that change the world and how humans interact with it. Big Ideas in Brief explores 200 of the most important big ideas in pithy, one-page descriptions. The book uses easily understood language and simple illustrations to explain the concepts, making it ideal for those with little or no experience in a subject. Readers can gain a preliminary understanding and may be motivated to seek more information. Generous cross-referencing and a glossary of terms add clarity and context.

The book assembles big ideas in:

  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Politics

Big Ideas in Brief is an excellent resource for students recently introduced to these concepts and as a quick-look reference for interested readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780871455
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
03/28/2012

Meet the Author

Ian Crofton is an author and the former editor-in-chief of The Guinness Encyclopedia.

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