Volume One - Our Place in the Universe: An Introduction to Big History
The first volume in a series of three books
Examine our existence from different points of view: as a history of the universe, a philosophy, and a factor in the life of people. Together with the authors, who come from all the inhabited continents of our planet, readers will engage in a fascinating trip into the depths of time and space, and we hope they will join us in coming to an understanding of our origins and our future. This edition will challenge and excite your vision of your own life and the new discoveries going on around us.
Walter Alvarez • Craig Benjamin • Roberta Bondar • Robert Carneiro • David Christian • George Ellis • Ananta Kumar Giri • Leonid Grinin • Lowell Gustafson • David Hookes • Nigel Hughes • Robert King • Andrey Korotayev • G. Siegfried Kutter • Carlos Londoño Sulkin • Alexander Mirkovic • Alessandro Montanari • Akop Nazaretyan • Esther Quaedackers • Hubert Reeves • Barry Rodrigue • David Shimabukuro • Graeme Snooks • Fred Spier • Sun Yue • Antonio Vélez