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The Science of Discworld II: The Globe

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Description for The Science of Discworld II: The Globe Paperback. Tells the story about the wizards of Discworld. Weaving together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, this title presents a fresh view of the world we live in. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: FZC; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 254.

Acclaimed The Science of Discworld centred around an original Pratchett story about the wizards of Discworld. In it they accidentally witnessed the creation and evolution of our universe, a plot which was interleaved with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science.

In The Science of Discworld II: The Globe our authors join forces again to see just what happens when the wizards meddle with history in a battle against the elves for the future of humanity on Earth. London is replaced by a dozy Neanderthal village. The Renaissance is given a push. The role of ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
368
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780091951719
SKU
V9780091951719
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99-99

About Ian Stewart
Ian Stewart (Author) Professor Ian Stewart is the author of many popular science books. He is the mathematics consultant for New Scientist and a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. He was awarded the Michael Faraday Prize for furthering the public understanding of science, and in 2001 became a Fellow of the Royal Society. Terry ... Read more

Reviews for The Science of Discworld II: The Globe
Superb, neatly fulfilling its goal of introducing science without being boring or didactic. This is a genuinely mind-expanding and very funny book.
Good Book Guide
Entertaining, instructive and illuminating
New Scientist

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