The Science of Discworld II: The Globe

3,93 valoración promedio
( 4.566 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780091888053: The Science of Discworld II: The Globe

The acclaimed 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 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 fat women in art is developed. And one very famous playwright gets born and writes The Play. Weaving together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with cutting-edge scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art, and science, this is a book in which 'the hard science is as gripping as the fiction'. (The Times)

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

From the Inside Flap:

The sequel to the bestselling Science of Discworld.

The acclaimed Science of Discworld centered around an original Pratchett story about the Wizards of Discworld. In it, they accidentally witness the creation and evolution of our universe in a plot interwoven with a Cohen & Stewart non-fiction narrative about Big Science. In The Globe, the same structure applies, only this time the themes are Human Science: History, Origins of Language, Archaeology, Anthropology, Evolutionary Psychology and, overall, the importance of Story to our culture (and of course to all Pratchett fans). There is a well-known theory that there are only seven stories known to man. The Elves of Discworld have discovered an eighth ? a story of awesome power ? which they play out on Roundworld (Earth) in their attempt to defeat the Witches of Discworld.

From the Back Cover:

Of The Science of Discworld :
“A book in which the hard science is as gripping as the fiction.” – The Times

“A carefully crafted effort that combines Pratchett’s surreal and entertaining fiction with some exceptionally thought-provoking science writing.” – Frontiers

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver libro

Gastos de envío: EUR 17,10
De Estados Unidos de America a España

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, Jack Cohen
Editorial: Ebury Press (2003)
ISBN 10: 0091888050 ISBN 13: 9780091888053
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Ebury Press, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110091888050

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 39,78
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 17,10
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Pratchett, Terry; Stewart, Ian; Cohen, Jack
Editorial: Ebury Press
ISBN 10: 0091888050 ISBN 13: 9780091888053
Nuevos PAPERBACK Cantidad: 1
Librería
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Ebury Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0091888050 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0038897

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 52,87
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 34,22
De Estados Unidos de America a España
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío