Kipfer, Barbara Ann
Title THE WORLD OF ORDER AND ORGANIZATION: HOW THINGS ARE ARRANGED INTO HIERARCHI ES, STRUCTURES AND PECKING ORDERS
Book Condition Very Good/Very Good
Publisher Gramercy 2000
0517208687 / 9780517208687
Seller ID RWARE0000028639
This amazing, one-of-a-kind reference book has been revised and completely updated. Called "a definite reference must" by King Features Syndicate, The Order of Things is an illustrated collection of orders and classifications in science, religion, history, business, the arts, sports, technology, mat hematics, society, and domestic life. Includes: • Over 400 informative lists, hierarchies, and illustrations, from th e ancient past to today -- divided into 13 major areas of knowledge. • Extremely well-organized and accessible, from the Table of Contents to the extensive and all-encompassing index. • Unique information that is useful, surprising, and enlightening. He re, reader's will find the 64 emperors of Byzantium; ranks in the British a rmy; how a television dish is operated; the different layers of soil; coal sizes; the various ice ages; how your ear hears something; how all the lang uages in the world are organized -- and much, much more. • Illustrated with graphs, models, drawings, and portraits to make co mplex subjects understandable. From the Trade Paperback edition. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.