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The Day the World Discovered the Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus First Edition Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0306820380
ISBN-10: 0306820382
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"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press; First Edition edition (May 8, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0306820382
  • ISBN-13: 978-0306820380
  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 24 customer reviews
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #486,537 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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