Earth (the book) : a visitor's guide to the human race / written and edited by Jon Stewart [and others].
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Summary:Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: what we looked like, what we accomplished, and our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture.
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|Adams Public Library||320 (Text)||37810000039726||Adult Non-Fiction||Book||None||01/20/2011||Available||-|
- ISBN: 044657922X
- ISBN: 9780446579223
- Physical Description: ix, 244 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grand Central Pub., 2010.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
To our alien readers -- To our human readers -- Earth: everything you need to know about this gently-used, pre-owned planet -- Life: a comprehensive guide to things that can be killed -- Man: an introduction to the solar system's original "bad boys" -- The life cycle: we called this living -- Society: how we overcame our basic humanity for the greater good -- Commerce: you didn't have to be crazy to work here ... but it helped -- Religion: we were sure someone was in charge -- Science: discovering nature's majesty, and then fixing it -- Culture: the ultimate expression of our humanity, minus 10% commission -- Afterword -- Appendix A: Final scores -- Appendix B: Why we're not here -- Apendix C:What we left out.
Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show embark on a mission to write a book that sums up the human race: what we looked like, what we accomplished, and our achievements in society, government, religion, science and culture.
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