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Published: 31 July 2020

464 Pages | 75

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190201210

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Big Ideas

A Guide to the History of Everything

Cameron Gibelyou and Douglas Northrop

  • Invites readers to think about genuinely big questions carefully and rigorously, separating received narratives about the "history of everything" from the basic facts discovered by scientific and historical study
  • Helps readers to master a basic narrative of the "history of everything" while constantly provoking thought about big questions and encouraging critical engagement with the emerging field of Big History
  • Serves as a broad-ranging and rigorous introduction to the intellectual world in several fields, providing readers with tools and resources for thinking as deeply as possible about the universe and their place in it
  • Invites active participation in the intellectual and educational culture of universal history and the fields it draws on, rather than giving a set of standard answers to big questions
  • A modular design creates flexibility for use in a variety of course settings
  • Complemented by forty-five color plates and twenty black-and-white illustrations

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