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    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 great appeal for me I’m sure that is what led me to buy this book way back then Unfortun

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    A book concept from the days before the answer to any trivia was at your fingertips Now an excellent read before

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    If like me you're one of those sickos who loves organizing cataloging ranking and labeling this book is like porn

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    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

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    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

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    I have found Google in book form This is amazing From the classification of the natural world to the gestation period for the common mammals to the designation of various three dimensional geometric constructs 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 of bowling pins variou stypes of leaves major cit

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    A fun and easy way to obtain an insane amount of information

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    My uest to organize my thoughts causes me to buy weird shit Like this

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    uenched my thirst to classify the randomness that rattles around inside my head

  10. says:

    What a reference For those times when knowing it all means in order too

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CHARACTERS ↠ SABLEYES.CO.UK ✓ Barbara Ann Kipfer

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 O. 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 great 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 to 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 space 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 great asset for trivia games but not fair if only one side had it

CHARACTERS The Order of Things: How Everything in the World Is Organized Into Hierarchies, Structures, and Pecking Orders

The Order of Things: How Everything in the World Is Organized Into Hierarchies, Structures, and Pecking Orders

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 graphs models drawings and portraits to make complex subjects understandable. uenched my thirst to classify the randomness that rattles around inside my head

CHARACTERS ↠ SABLEYES.CO.UK ✓ Barbara Ann Kipfer

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. 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 to cover all those things that we ourselves have organized or what we have found naturally organized intohierarchiesstructuresordersclassificationsbranchesscalesdivisionssuccessionsseuencesrankingsDoes this give you an 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 pleasure read