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

Quercus, 1 mar. 2012 - 416 páginas
Big Ideas in Brief provides an accessible and easily understood tour of 200 key concepts that really matter. The ideas covered come from a wide range of subjects - Philosophy, Religion, Science, Politics, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and the Arts. A series of short and lively articles accompanied by 100 illustrations introduce a host of diverse topics, all explained simply and clearly.

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Ian Crofton's book does just what he claims it will do. That is, he introduces 200 big ideas ranging from Aesthetics, to wave theory. Now, I guess, that i had, at least come across virtually all of ... Leer reseña completa

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A very simple, sometimes simplistic explanation of big ideas from Western history. Would suit an absolute beginner as long as it is taken to be just a beginning. Leer reseña completa

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A former editor-in-chief of The Guinness Encyclopedia, Ian Crofton's authorial credits include Brewer's Britain and Ireland (2005) and the forthcoming 2nd edition of Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase and Fable (with John Ayto). He lives in North London with his family.

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