Big history

the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity

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"Big History" is a course that attempts to bring an understanding of the past on very large scales. It starts with the origins of the universe and continues to the present-day, with a final lecture which projects into the future. It brings together aspects of astronomy, biology, geology, anthropology and history. This course consists of 48 lectures in 4 parts. The course guidebook covers the 12 lectures. This course is available in DVD, CD and as audio download.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationChantilly, VA
PublisherThe Teaching Company
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • big history
  • world history
  • Civilization--Philosophy
  • Human evolution
  • World history
  • Audiobooks

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