RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 159978044 LA Closed captioned. UL http://www.learner.org/resources/series197.html T1 Maps, time and world history A1 Dunn, Ross E., Oregon Public Broadcasting., Annenberg/CPB., PB Annenberg/CPB PP South Burlington, Vt. YR 2004 AB Examines the use of geographical and chronological frameworks in the study of World History. Introduces the themes of the course, fundamental questions of how people and societies through time have experienced both "accelerating integration" as well as "proliferating differences." Discusses how world historians organize their studies through temporal frameworks like periodization, chronology, and sequencing. Historian, Ross Dunn, defines "big history," an approach to world history that examines and includes past events outside of the scope of human history, including biological, climactic, geological, and cosmological developments.