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The Resource Go figure : things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains, Tom Standage

Go figure : things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains, Tom Standage

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Go figure : things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains
Title
Go figure
Title remainder
things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains
Statement of responsibility
Tom Standage
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know brings together for the first time the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums as why almost half the population of Korea has one of two surnames, how bitcoin mining works, and the seasonal distribution of dog poo on the streets of New York. Subjects both topical and timeless, profound and peculiar, are explained with The Economist trademark wit and verve, "--Baker & Taylor
Cataloging source
PNX
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Standage, Tom
Dewey number
031.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AG243
LC item number
.S73 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Economist Newspaper Limited
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc
  • History
  • Science
Label
Go figure : things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains, Tom Standage
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2016 by Profile Books Ltd. in Great Britain"--Title page verso
  • "The Economist in association with Profile Books Ltd. and Public Affairs"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mind-stretchers: things you didn't know you didn't know -- Cribsheets: things you've quietly always wondered -- Global curiosities: things some countries do differently -- By the numbers: economical with the truth -- Also on the menu: leisure and pleasure -- Geek speak: technically speaking -- The life scientific
Control code
ocn962187747
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781610397438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a559868
  • (OCoLC)962187747
Label
Go figure : things you didn't know you didn't know : the Economist explains, Tom Standage
Publication
Note
  • "First published in 2016 by Profile Books Ltd. in Great Britain"--Title page verso
  • "The Economist in association with Profile Books Ltd. and Public Affairs"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mind-stretchers: things you didn't know you didn't know -- Cribsheets: things you've quietly always wondered -- Global curiosities: things some countries do differently -- By the numbers: economical with the truth -- Also on the menu: leisure and pleasure -- Geek speak: technically speaking -- The life scientific
Control code
ocn962187747
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781610397438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a559868
  • (OCoLC)962187747

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