By Jacob Bronowski
A new paperback version of Dr. Bronowski's vintage historical past of humankind, with a foreword via Richard Dawkins
Dr. Jacob Bronowksi's classic strains the advance of human society via our knowing of technology. First released in 1973 to accompany the groundbreaking BBC tv sequence, it truly is one in all the 1st works of "popular science," illuminating the old and social context of clinical improvement for a new release of readers. In his hugely obtainable type, Dr. Bronowski discusses human invention from the flint device to geometry, agriculture to genetics, and from alchemy to the idea of relativity, exhibiting how all of them are expressions of our skill to appreciate and keep an eye on nature. during this new paperback version, The Ascent of Man evokes, affects, and informs as profoundly as ever.