The Ascent of Man

The Ascent of Man

Jacob Bronowski


A new paperback version of Dr. Bronowski's vintage historical past of humankind, with a foreword through Richard Dawkins

Dr. Jacob Bronowksi's classic lines the advance of human society via our realizing of technological know-how. First released in 1973 to accompany the groundbreaking BBC tv sequence, it's one in all the 1st works of "popular science," illuminating the ancient and social context of clinical improvement for a iteration of readers. In his hugely available kind, Dr. Bronowski discusses human invention from the flint instrument to geometry, agriculture to genetics, and from alchemy to the speculation of relativity, exhibiting how all of them are expressions of our skill to appreciate and keep watch over nature. during this new paperback version, The Ascent of Man evokes, impacts, and informs as profoundly as ever.

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