Big History

Big History tells the story of the universe, from the beginning to now, by interweaving the fields of biology, geology and anthropology to offer an all-encompassing account of Earth's history.

Big History

Big History

Big History tells the story of the universe, from the beginning to now, by interweaving the fields of biology, geology and anthropology to offer an all-encompassing account of Earth's history. Flowing seamlessly from the birth of the universe to life on a planet inhabited by billions of people, this is a mind altering account of the fate of the Earth and of our role in this ongoing story. Featuring Cynthia Stokes Brown's paradigm-shifting movement, Big History is a seminal work written for academics, students and the layperson alike.

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Big History
Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Cynthia Stokes Brown
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: The New Press

Big History tells the story of the universe, from the beginning to now, by interweaving the fields of biology, geology and anthropology to offer an all-encompassing account of Earth's history. Flowing seamlessly from the birth of the universe to life on a planet inhabited by billions of people, this is
Origin Story
Language: un
Pages: 368
Authors: David Christian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-22 - Publisher: Little, Brown

A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future. Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from the big
A Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves
Language: un
Pages: 288
Authors: Walter Alvarez
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-15 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history." —Sean B. Carroll Big History, the field that integrates traditional historical scholarship with scientific insights to study the full sweep of our universe, has so far been the domain of historians. Famed
Maps of Time
Language: un
Pages: 642
Authors: David Christian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Presents a new perspective for looking at history from the origins of the universe to present day.
The Structure of Big History from the Big Bang Until Today
Language: en
Pages: 113
Authors: Fred Spier
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

The social and natural sciences have more in common than most people would perhaps suspect. This thought-provoking study, the first of its kind ever attempted, presents a single straightforward structure which unites the latest scientific views on the history of the Universe, the Solar System, Earth, life and humankind. It

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