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A brief history of the world. Part 2 of 3

Author: Peter N Stearns; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2007.
Series: Great courses (Compact disc)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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This course provides a survey of the expanse of human development and civilization across the globe. It begins with the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era and ends with the urbanized, technologically sophisticated world of the 21st century.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Stearns; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598033255 9781598033250
OCLC Number: 164277352
Notes: Compact disc.
Course guidebooks include lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography.
Performer(s): Peter N. Stearns, George Mason University.
Description: 6 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guidebook (ii, 69 pages ; 22 cm).
Contents: Lecture 13. Post classical trade and contacts --
Lecture 14. Post classical patterns of imitation --
Lecture 15. Western civilization in world context --
Lecture 16. The Mongol years --
Lecture 17. Civilizations in the Americas and in Africa --
Lecture 18. The world in 1450 --
Lecture 19. The early modern period, 1450-1750 --
Lecture 20. The world economy, 1450-1750 --
Lecture 21. Transformations in Western Europe --
Lecture 22. The rise of Russia --
Lecture 23. Asian Empires and a Shogunate --
Lecture 24. The long 19th century.
Series Title: Great courses (Compact disc)
Responsibility: Peter N. Stearns.

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This course provides a survey of the expanse of human development and civilization across the globe. It begins with the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era and ends with the urbanized, technologically sophisticated world of the 21st century.

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