Authoritative, Compelling, provocative: internationally respected historian Felipe Fernandez-Armesto introduces you to the key historical and philosophical. Ideas That Changed the World. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Author DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) $30 (p) ISBN More By and About. The Paperback of the Ideas That Changed the World by Felipe Fernandez Armesto at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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Anything left of center is dismissed as “unrealistic” or Had it for 5 years, finally read it.
Refresh and feljpe again. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Stipe rated it liked it Jul 19, This was my first experience with an audiobook, and I have to say it was a laugh!
Yes, I did like the lectures and he ties his the TMS Ideas that Shaped Mankind – A concise history Almost any listener who is interested in Big History from the beginning of man to today will enjoy this set of lectures.
As it continues talking about the “Mind of the Hunter” earliest peopleit continues to talk about symbols and the usual things but also about evidence of how early people may have thought about magic, a “universal force” or other more ideeas ideas. Aug 16, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: He came across as very “upper class twit of the year” until I got used to it.
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The book contains many nice illustrations and captions which tend to liven the subject and make it more alluring. Authoritative, compelling, and provocative, Ideas That Changed the World presents the big themes in philosophy and history, and reveals how certain ideas have shaped our civilization. Beautiful pictures and pop culture references really bring frnandez to life. John-Willem rated it really liked it Apr 29, Over of the world’s most pivotal ideas are crystallized and clearly explained Each page elaborates on a single idea, so the book is more like a collection of encyclopedia articles than a typical non-fiction read.
Aug 06, Chris Ellis rated it really liked it. If you like ideas, self-reflection and history, this book is definitely for you. I love this book!
I will keep it on my coffee tale again as soon as my youngest son is old enough to handle such things. Not all ideas are as natural as for example the invention of writing, but put into a boarder perspective each of them shows significant influence on the course of history. But at least this book gives the incentive to numerous interesting discussions. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. They are explained in great understandable details. You will learn fernanddz lot in this book.
Ideas That Changed the World. I assign this book throughout our history studies as an adjunct to our traditional books, finding thaat covers a niche the others do not.
Ideas That Changed the World
As an adult reading it, I might not give this 5 stars. Jeremy Vohwinkle rated it really liked it Sep 19, Over of the worlds greatest ideas are discussed in wofld book. Fun, with lots of pretty pictures.
Jonathan Chambers rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Fair warning – there is a ton of information in this book, and not all of it easy to process.
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The photos and illustrations capture the reader and make it difficult to put the book down. The author’s wide-ranging and unashamedly personal analysis is accompanied by a stimulating mix of contemporary and historical images, bringing often hard-to-grasp concepts vividly to life.
One of the most respected historians writing today, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto offers an unashamedly personal analysis on a wide range fhe ideas–from the afterlife to taboo foods–that will kee Authoritative, compelling, and provocative, Ideas That Changed the World presents the big themes in philosophy and history, and reveals how certain ideas have shaped our civilization.
As I perused this lengthy volume I couldn’t help but notice So instead of this orderly progression of ideas through the ages I had to take them as I got them As I perused this lengthy volume I couldn’t help but notice Ideas that Changed the World.
Piaget’s theories with Laurel and Hardy in dunce caps, for example; or for “existentialism,” a shot from “Easy Rider. Simon Cleveland, Ghat rated it liked it Apr 26, The breadth and scope of ideas covered is another nice feature, however, some ideas such as those on fascism and national superiority tend to be overlapping and can become tedious. It was full of clearly stated ideas and opinions.
Be the first to ask a question about Ideas That Changed the World. Chronologically Arranged, the format of this book nevertheless allows you to start at the beginning or dip in at any point. Not what I though it was going to be, I imagined more of a look at human inventiveness, but this was far from it.
Rather than chronicle one idea as it evolved through history, trace one culture’s origins bak to its roots, or discuss one Anything left of center is dismissed as “unrealistic” or “dangerous” or “vague and spineless. It all makes for a better listening experience and makes the listener think they too can become a Mr. An example of this is where as the DK ancient history things may show paintings or pottery shards, this Ideas book opens with the evidence of cannibalism in very early human As an adult reading it, I might not give this 5 stars.
TMS Ideas that Shaped Mankind – A concise history Almost any listener who is interested in Big History from the beginning of man to today will enjoy this set of lectures.
For ideas he doesn’t like, old Hollywood movies: Yes, Fhanged did like the lectures and he ties his themes together wonderfully in a narrative, but I warn the faint of heart listener to the lecturer’s tone and attitude. Diogo Almeida rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Mixing volcano ash with such things as blood, milk and horsehair to change the consistency, they introduced A comprehensive look chznged all things innovative, Ideas That Changed the World will surely be a popular read with middle graders.
The ‘idea’ behind this book is as remarkable as it is refreshing.
Wahyu Cahyo rated it it was amazing Sep 19,