Big History (Hardcover)

From the Big Bang to the Present

By Cynthia Stokes Brown

New Press, 9781595581969, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 16, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/2008)

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Description

'Big History' begins when the universe is no more than a single point the size of an atom and ends with a 21st century world inhabited by 6.1 billion people. It's a story that takes in prehistoric geography, human evolution, the agrarian age, the Black Death, the voyages of Columbus, the Industrial Revolution and global warming.