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The Resource Maps of time : an introduction to big history, David Christian

Maps of time : an introduction to big history, David Christian

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Maps of time : an introduction to big history
Title
Maps of time
Title remainder
an introduction to big history
Statement of responsibility
David Christian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a new perspective for looking at history from the origins of the universe to present day
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266734
Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Christian, David
Dewey number
901
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
The California world history library
Series volume
2
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  • World history
  • Human evolution
  • Civilization
Target audience
general
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an introduction to big history
Label
Maps of time : an introduction to big history, David Christian
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 563-594
Contents
  • Introduction: A Modern Creation Myth? -- 1. The First 300,000 Years: Origins of the Universe, Time, and Space -- 2. Origins of the Galaxies and Stars: The Beginnings of Complexity -- 3. Origins and History of the Earth -- 4. The Origins of Life and the Theory of Evolution -- 5. The Evolution of Life and the Biosphere -- 6. The Evolution of Humans -- 7. The Beginnings of Human History -- 8. Intensification and the Origins of Agriculture -- 9. From Power over Nature to Power over People: Cities, States, and "Civilizations" -- 10. Long Trends in the Era of Agrarian "Civilizations" -- 11. Approaching Modernity -- 12. Globalization, Commercialization, and Innovation -- 13. Birth of the Modern World -- 14. The Great Acceleration of the Twentieth Century -- 15. Futures -- App. 1. Dating Techniques, Chronologies, and Timeliness -- App. 2. Chaos and Order
  • July2004
Control code
000024731342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 642 p.
Isbn
9780520235007
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Maps of time : an introduction to big history, David Christian
Publication
Note
Includes Index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 563-594
Contents
  • Introduction: A Modern Creation Myth? -- 1. The First 300,000 Years: Origins of the Universe, Time, and Space -- 2. Origins of the Galaxies and Stars: The Beginnings of Complexity -- 3. Origins and History of the Earth -- 4. The Origins of Life and the Theory of Evolution -- 5. The Evolution of Life and the Biosphere -- 6. The Evolution of Humans -- 7. The Beginnings of Human History -- 8. Intensification and the Origins of Agriculture -- 9. From Power over Nature to Power over People: Cities, States, and "Civilizations" -- 10. Long Trends in the Era of Agrarian "Civilizations" -- 11. Approaching Modernity -- 12. Globalization, Commercialization, and Innovation -- 13. Birth of the Modern World -- 14. The Great Acceleration of the Twentieth Century -- 15. Futures -- App. 1. Dating Techniques, Chronologies, and Timeliness -- App. 2. Chaos and Order
  • July2004
Control code
000024731342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 642 p.
Isbn
9780520235007
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill.

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