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The Order of Things: How Everything in the World Is Organized...into Hierarchies, Structures, & Pecking Orders Hardcover – 1 Nov 1996

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 389 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Reference & (1 Nov. 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0679444785
  • ISBN-13: 978-0679444787
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 3.2 x 24.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,202,215 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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facts, <b>The Order of Things</b> organizes all knowledge in an interesting and visual way, offering the reader a comprehensive scheme or storyboard of the world.

About the Author

Barbara Ann Kipfer has prepared classification systems for the <b>Yellow Pages</b> of three major corporations and for two major encyclopedia companies, <b>Grolier</b> and <b>Columbia University Press</b>. Her publications include <b>14,000 Things To Be Happy About, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Sisson's World and Expression Locator, 1,400 Things for Kids To Be Happy About</b>, and <b>Workbook on Lexicography</b>. Kipfer received her Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Linguistics from the University of Exeter.

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