Conceived by James Lovelock, inventor of the Gaia theory, this illustrated essay collection brings together an all-star line-up of thinkers and scientists to offer essential understanding about the present and future of humanity on earth. Across 12 chapters, this book investigates intricate details and immense structures of species and the planet, from the ever-expanding universe to minuscule cells. Photo essays show stellar explosions and the layers of subterranean life, the neuroscience of decision-making, climate change, and the increasing intimacy with technology.
By James Lovelock.
Width: 8.75in / 22.5cm
Height: 0.75in / 2cm
Length: 11in / 28cm
Benedikt Taschen founded his namesake publishing house in Cologne in 1980. Taschen books are renowned for their lavish presentation and their equal celebration of high and low culture. Taking on subjects as varied as modernist architecture, Golden Age comics, and William Blake has secured its status as one of the world’s foremost purveyors of art books. All Taschen books are impeccably designed, and are prized for their value to both the novice and the expert.
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