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The World's Greatest Idea

The Fifty Greatest Ideas That Have Changed Humanity

John Farndon


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Where would humanity be without fire, farming, or wine? A great idea changes the path of human civilization. But which is the greatest of them all?

In The World's Greatest Idea, John Farndon has set out to find the answer with help from a panel of experts in the fields of science, the arts, and philosophy. A shortlist of fifty ideas are ranked in the book according to public vote on But will you agree with the verdict?

John Farndon is the author of numerous books including the highly successful Do You Think You're Clever? (Totem Books).

Icon Books, 9781848312456, 317pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2011

About the Author

John Farndon is a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge, and the highly successful author of numerous books including Do You Think You're Clever (Icon).