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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
 
 
Author
Ian Crofton.
Publisher Quercus  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 5.25 x 5.3 x 1.25 inches
ISBN 9780857386182
Pages/Publication Date 416/2011
Daedalus Item Code 41235
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Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, philosophy, and history. Along with 100 black and white illustrations, this chunky little text will fill you in on the terminology needed to discuss the basic concerns of life—love, art, liberty, morality—while also delving into the heady topics of existentialism, infinity, cubism, the Big Bang, Marxism, nature vs. nurture, and the theory of relativity.
 
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