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2019

The big and the small of it: a conversation on the scales of history between David Christian, Merry Wiesner-Hanks and Marnie Hughes-Warrington

Hughes-Warrington, M., Christian, D. & Wiesner-Hanks, M., 2 Oct 2019, In : Rethinking History. 23, 4, p. 520-532 13 p.

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2018

Quantitative historical analysis uncovers a single dimension of complexity that structures global variation in human social organization

Turchin, P., Currie, T. E., Whitehouse, H., François, P., Feeney, K., Mullins, D., Hoyer, D., Collins, C., Grohmann, S., Savage, P., Mendel-Gleason, G., Turner, E., Dupeyron, A., Cioni, E., Reddish, J., Levine, J., Jordan, G., Brandl, E., Williams, A., Cesaretti, R. & 33 others, Krueger, M., Ceccarelli, A., Figliulo-Rosswurm, J., Tuan, P. J., Peregrine, P., Marciniak, A., Preiser-Kapeller, J., Kradin, N., Korotayev, A., Palmisano, A., Baker, D., Bidmead, J., Bol, P., Christian, D., Cook, C., Covey, A., Feinman, G., Júlíusson, Á. D., Kristinsson, A., Miksic, J., Mostern, R., Petrie, C., Rudiak-Gould, P., ter Haar, B., Wallace, V., Mair, V., Xie, L., Baines, J., Bridges, E., Manning, J., Lockhart, B., Bogaard, A. & Spencer, C., 9 Jan 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 2, p. E144-E151 8 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
30 Downloads (Pure)
2017

The Noösphere

Christian, D., 2017, The Edge.

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What is Big History?

Christian, D., 2017, In : Journal of Big History. 1, 1, p. 4-19 16 p.

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2015

Is anyone in charge of this thing?

Christian, D., 2015, Edge : annual question 2015.

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2013

What is a good life

Christian, D., 2013, Edge : annual question 2013 1 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2012

2012: what is your favorite deep, elegant, or beautiful explanation? : the idea of "emergence" or "emergent properties"

Christian, D., 13 Aug 2012, Edge 1 p.

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Big history: why we need to teach the modern origin story

Christian, D., 7 Nov 2012, The Conversation 1 p.

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Big history for the era of climate change

Christian, D., 1 Mar 2012, Solutions : for a sustainable and desirable future, 3, 2 1 p.

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Da li shi: zai yu zhou yan hua zhong shu xie shi jie shi

Translated title of the contribution: Big history: writing world history from the perspective of cosmic evolutionChristian, D., 29 Mar 2012, Guangming daily 1 p.

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Davos: a first timer’s view

Christian, D., 13 Aug 2012, Times online 1 p.

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Humanoid histories

Christian, D., 19 Mar 2012, Metanexus 1 p.

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2011

History and time

Christian, D., Sep 2011, In : Australian Journal of Politics and History. 57, 3, p. 353-365 13 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2010

'A Single reckoning of past events': the evolution of big history

Christian, D., 2010, In : Korean journal of Western history. 106, p. 235-261 27 p.

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Stepping outside the scholarly comfort zone: introduction to a forum on why big history?

Christian, D., 2010, In : Historically speaking. 11, 2, p. 7-8 2 p.

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2009

Big history: the longest 'durée'

Christian, D., 2009, In : Österreichische Zeitschrift für Geschichtswissenschaften. 20, 2, p. 91-106 16 p.

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Contingency, pattern and the S-curve in human history

Christian, D., 2009, In : World history connected. 6, 3

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What's the use of "big history"?

Christian, D., 2009, In : World history connected. 3, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

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Why global history

Christian, D., 2009, In : Han'guk sahaksa hakpo = The Korean journal of history of historiography. 20, p. 149-176 28 p.

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2008

Afro-Eurasia in geological time

Christian, D., 2008, In : World history connected. 5, 2

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Historia, complejidad y revolución cronométrica

Translated title of the contribution: History, complexity and chronometric revolutionChristian, D., Apr 2008, In : Revista de Occidente. 323, p. 27-57 31 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Innovation and human history

Christian, D., 2008, In : Historically speaking. 9, 5, p. 22-23 2 p.

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Mapping world history: report on the World History Research Agenda Symposium

Christian, D., Swarnalatha, P. & Lake, M., 2008, In : Global practice in world history : advances worldwide. p. 1-22 22 p.

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2006

Progress: directionality or betterment?

Christian, D., 2006, In : Historically speaking. 7, 5, p. 22-25 4 p.

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2005

Bridging the two cultures: history, big history and science

Christian, D., 2005, In : Historically speaking. 6, 5, p. 21-26 6 p.

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Macrohistory: the play of scales

Christian, D., 2005, In : Social Evolution and History. 4, 1, p. 22-59 38 p.

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2004

History in the landscapes of modern knowledge

Christian, D., Oct 2004, In : History and Theory. 43, 3, p. 360-371 12 p.

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2003

World history in context

Christian, D., Dec 2003, In : Journal of World History. 14, 4, p. 437-458 22 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)
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2002

The Silk Road in world history

Christian, D., 2002, In : Calliope. 12, 6, p. 4-7 4 p.

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2000

Silk Roads or Steppe Roads? The Silk Roads in World History

Christian, D., Mar 2000, In : Journal of World History. 11, 1, p. 1 1 p.

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112 Citations (Scopus)
1995

Prohibition in Russia, 1914-1925

Christian, D., Dec 1995, In : Australian Slavonic and East European studies. 9, 2, p. 89-118 30 p.

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1994

Inner Eurasia as a unit of world history

Christian, D., 1994, In : Journal of World History. 5, 2, p. 173-211 39 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
1991

The case for 'Big History'

Christian, D., 1991, In : Journal of World History. 2, 2, p. 223-238 16 p.

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1990

Accumulation and accumulators: the metaphor Marx muffed

Christian, D., 1990, In : Science and Society. 54, 2, p. 219-224 6 p.

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1989

The Longest Durée: a history of the last 15 billion years

Christian, D., 1989, In : Australian Historical Association Bulletin. 59-60, p. 27-36 10 p.

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1987

Vodka and corruption in Russia on the eve of emancipation

Christian, D., 1987, In : Slavic Review. 46, 3/4, p. 471-488 18 p.

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1982

The supervisory function in Russian and Soviet history

Christian, D., Mar 1982, In : Slavic Review. 41, 1, p. 73-90 18 p.

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1979

The 'Senatorial Party' and the theory of collegial government

Christian, D., Jul 1979, In : Russian Review. 38, 3, p. 298-322 25 p.

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1976

The political ideals of Michael Speransky

Christian, D., Apr 1976, In : Slavonic and East European Review. 14, 2, p. 192-213 21 p.

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