(Pdf/E–book) [The Order of Things: How Everything in the World Is Organized Into Hierarchies, Structures, and Pecking Orders]
O discourage any thought of producingpurchasing an update to this as it would become obsolete almost as soon as it was printed There is a 2018 kindle edition which looks suspiciously like a reprint of the 2008 paperback For now I will
Hang On To My Copy Until Shelf on to my copy until shelf runs out or other necessity reuires it It really is a one of a kind reference I have not had need of it that I recall but then I also didn t remember its existence Discovered it moving books aroundIt is fun just to open at random and test your knowledge It would be a reat asset for trivia ames but not fair if only one side had it Reading this book is a bit like reading an index Actually it s a lot like reading an index my husband said at one point while it was sitting around What a boring bookWell no actually it s not boring I did skip around a bit like most of the science sections and most of the whole last chapter on General Knowledge and Philosophy But reading the chain of command in different countries of the world was uite entertaining So was Kipfer
s explanation of ISBNs for a different reason according to her only the second two digits explanation of ISBNs for a different reason according to her only the second two digits an ISBN are assigned to the publisher This of course means there are a total of 100 American English language publishers Uh no When I find an error like this in a book that purports to be How Everything in the World is Organized into Hierarchies Structures and Pecking Orders it lowers the amount of trust I have the the rest of the knowledge There are however loads of charts and details for things like comparing ods and oddesses cross culturally explaining the Muslim prayer seuence showing all the traditional place setting
Parts And So Forthand so forth fun browsing kind of book It also has a nice bibliography where you could find out where to et details about the lists in this book A fun and easy way to obtain an insane amount of information What a reference For those times when knowing it all means in order too. Perors of Byzantium; ranks in the British army; 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 languages in the world are organized and much much Illustrated with raphs models drawings and portraits to make complex subjects understandable. ,
Combustible and will not reuire you to bleach your brain At allAnd there s international and US paper sizes so why not the most common html tagsAnyway I liked it a whole lot Because I am weird and happy with it Subtitle How Everything in the World is Organized Into Hierarchies Structures and Pecking OrdersPreface From the inner workings of the smallest things to the complex system Of The Universe The Order Of Things Is An Attempt the universe The Order of Things is an attempt cover all those things that we ourselves have or what we have found naturally organized intohierarchiesstructuresordersclassificationsbranchesscalesdivisionssuccessionsseuencesrankingsDoes this ive you idea of the book s contents Chapters Earth Sciences Geography Life Sciences Physical Sciences Technology Mathematics Measurement Religion History Society Economy The Arts Domestic Life Sports Recreation and General KnowledgeIf you LOVE Lists especially scientifically ordered ones this is the book for you There are numerous BW illustrations but I would have "preferred colored photos as this book is of a textbook than a "colored photos as this book is of a textbook than a read My uest to organize my thoughts causes me to buy weird shit Like this If you are someone who likes organization or likes to know where things fit into the larger scheme this might appeal to you Many years ago BC before children I used to actually BE organized well occasionally anyway believe it or not Those days are only a distant memory But the idea or do I mean the ideal of organization or order still have reat appeal for me I m sure that is what led me to buy this book way back then Unfortunately it is now laughably over 20 years out of date Of course things like the ancient Greeks barring some major archaeological discovery should remain constant Many of the lists religion mathematics will only evolve or change minimallyslowly Other lists though will be constantly changing in significant ways especially technology and science which would seem Ver 400 informative lists hierarchies and illustrations from the 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 Uniue information that is useful surprising and enlightening Here reader's will find the 64 em. ,
If like me you re one of those sickos who loves organizing cataloging ranking and labeling this book is like porn I have found Google in book form This is amazing From the classification of the natural
world to the estation period for the common mammals to the designation of various three dimensional eometricto the estation period for the common mammals to the designation of various three dimensional eometric to the watches on a ship and what four bells means to the presidents of the Republic of Mexico to I Ching divination hexagrams "To How An Abacus Works Types Of Hinges The Placement "how an abacus works types of hinges the placement bowling pins variou stypes of leaves major cities on Route 66 the Labors of Hercules aspsand so onA tad americano centric but not extremely so can and containers sizes for example are US based though both US and metric measurements and their conversion are included Great for the on the road author sans smart phone like me or for when you re really bored so you don t have to read the dictionary AGAINDespite the sheer mass of information it creates a pocket of L Space all by itself it is available in a very handy pocket format in a for me with average vision perfectly legible typeBravo uenched my thirst to classify the randomness that rattles around inside my head A book concept from the days before the answer to any trivia was at your fingertips Now an excellent read before bed or for the smallest room I suppose to make you Blank Darkness: Africanist Discourse in French go Wow so Texas was its own republic huh and I wonder why the most experienced Roman soldiers were second to frontNot sure under what circumstance you d want to randomly browse that violet light is on a wavelength of 450 350 nanometers but should this also be your idea of pleasant material for ten minutes relaxing then Dr Kipfer has theood stuffIf it were up to me I d update this it s from 2008 There s the National US fire rating system symbols but I d add like the AO3 fic symbols One of these pictograms is warning the contents could LITERALLY KILL YOU DEAD The other says the contents are merely. 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 mathematics society and domestic life Includes .