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The Day the Universe Changed (1985)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Non-Fiction
Subject Science - History; Technology - History
Publication Date 1985
Format Hardcover (10.2 mm)
Publisher Little Brown & Company
Language English
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
When people knew the earth was flat and it was the center of the universe, all life revolved around that truth. Galileo's telescope changed the truth. And with that one change, all architecture, music, literature, science, politics -- everything changed, mirroring the new view of truth. This tape is James Burke's examination of the moments in history when a change in knowledge radically altered man's understanding of himself and the world around him.

Few people are able to look at human history and see it not as a jumble of half-remembered names and dates, but as an intricate mosaic of neatly interlocking pieces. Fewer still can describe the patterns and explain the parts of the puzzle so that it not only makes sense, but so that it also fascinates and intrigues, excited and entertains. James Burke tells history like it's the plot of the most interesting mystery ever written.
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Product Details
LoC Classification Q125.B947 1985
Dewey 509
ISBN 0316116955
Edition 1st American ed.
Cover Price $27.50
No. of Pages 352
First Edition No
Rare No
Includes index.

Gift from Robin Fink, after Mike's death.