The Ascent of Man

The Ascent of Man

Jacob Bronowski

A new paperback variation of Dr. Bronowski's vintage background of humankind, with a foreword through Richard Dawkins

Dr. Jacob Bronowksi's classic lines the improvement of human society via our figuring out of technology. First released in 1973 to accompany the groundbreaking BBC tv sequence, it's one among the 1st works of "popular science," illuminating the old and social context of medical improvement for a iteration of readers. In his hugely obtainable kind, Dr. Bronowski discusses human invention from the flint instrument to geometry, agriculture to genetics, and from alchemy to the speculation of relativity, displaying 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 conjures up, impacts, and informs as profoundly as ever.

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