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Origin Story

A Big History of Everything

by David Christian

** A 2018 GoodReads Choice Award Nominee in the History & Biography category**A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future.Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole o...
Publish Date
2018
May 22
Goodreads rating
4.05
ISBN
9780316392006
Tags
historynonfictionscience
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
May 21, 2018
If you haven’t taken Big History, Origin Story introduces you to its concepts in a straightforward, understandable way. David is a very good writer, and he has a way of making complicated subjects fun. If you’re already a Big Historian, Origin Story is a great refresher. It does a fantastic job distilling the latest thinking about the origins of the universe. I learned some things that are simply too new to be included in the course.     source