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Big history. Part 4 of 4 : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity

Author: David Christian; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2008.
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Dr. David Christian, Professor of History at San Diego State University surveys the past at all possible scales, from conventional history, to the much larger scales of biology and geology, to the universal scales of cosmology.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Christian; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 159803409X 9781598034097
OCLC Number: 221291309
Notes: Compact disc.
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Lectures 37-48 of 48.
Performer(s): Lecturer: David Christian, San Diego State University.
Description: 6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 66 pages ; 22 cm).
Contents: Lecture 37. The Americas in the later Agrarian Era --
lecture 38. Threshold 8, the modern revolution --
lecture 39. The Medieval Malthusian Cycle, 500-1350 --
lecture 40. The Early Modern Cycle, 1350-1700 --
lecture 41. Breakthrough, the Industrial Revolution --
lecture 42. Spread of the Industrial Revolution to 1900 --
lecture 43. The 20th century --
lecture 44. The world that the modern revolution made --
lecture 45. Human history and the biosphere --
lecture 46. The next 100 years --
lecture 47. The next millennium and the remote future --
lecture 48. Big history, humans in the cosmos.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Responsibility: David Christian.

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Dr. David Christian, Professor of History at San Diego State University surveys the past at all possible scales, from conventional history, to the much larger scales of biology and geology, to the universal scales of cosmology.

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