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    DescriptionA one-voume reference to the history of ideas that is a compendium of everything that humankind has thought, invented, created, considered, and perfected from the beginning of civilization into the twenty-first century. Massive in its scope, and yet totally accessible, A HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE covers not only all the great theories and discoveries of the human race, but also explores the social conditions, political climates, and individual men and women of genius that brought ideas to fruition throughout history. " Crystal clear and concise...Explains how humankind got to know what it knows." Clifton Fadiman Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club and the History Book Club


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    Title
    A History of Knowledge
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Lincoln Van Doren
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 447
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780345373168
    ISBN 10: 0345373162
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-HP
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 001
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS030000
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 001
    DC22: 001
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    LC classification: AZ221 .V36 1992
    Thema V1.0: JBCC9
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Ballantine Books Inc.
    Publication date
    01 April 1993
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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    A one-voume reference to the history of ideas that is a compendium of everything that humankind has thought, invented, created, considered, and perfected from the beginning of civilization into the twenty-first century. Massive in its scope, and yet totally accessible, A HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE covers not only all the great theories and discoveries of the human race, but also explores the social conditions, political climates, and individual men and women of genius that brought ideas to fruition throughout history. "Crystal clear and concise...Explains how humankind got to know what it knows." Clifton Fadiman Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club and the History Book Club