The Knowledge Book


Concise yet amazingly comprehensive, this survey of humankind's most significant ideas is the ultimate desk reference for inquisitive minds. The Knowledge Book: Everything You Need to Know to Get By in the 21st Century distills thousands of years of thought and achievements, explains how they are linked and why they are important, and packs everything into a single, stylish volume. The book comprises seven sections that span the range of human knowledge: cultural history, the stars and planets, life on Earth, social issues, spirit and soul, the arts, and modern life. Along the way, this essential family reference not only summarises ideas, discoveries, and movements, it places them in context historically. read more

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ISBN:

9781740666787

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

27cm x 22cm

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2008

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Wallechinsky