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The Ascent Of Man Paperback – 10 Mar 2011

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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: BBC Books (10 Mar. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849901155
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849901154
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 56 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 171,169 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The book and television series... are a superb teaching tool and a remarkable memorial" (Carl Sagan)

"A great book... it taught me a huge amount about mixing history and science" (Simon Singh)

About the Author

Dr Jacob Bronowski was born in Poland in 1908 and died in 1974. His family settled in Britain and he was educated at Cambridge University. He was distinguished not only as a scientist but also as the author of books and broadcasts on the arts, and was an honorary Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. Dr Bronowski lived and worked in America from 1964, as a Senior Fellow and Director of the Council for Biology in Human Affairs.


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