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Evolution: A Big History Perspective / Edited by Leonid E. Grinin, Andrey V. Ko- rotayev, and Barry H. Rodrigue. – Volgograd: ‘Uchitel’ Publishing House, – pp. The rapidly globalizing world needs global knowledge and a global overview. That is why the ideas of universal history or Big History. This book introduces a 'Big History' perspective to understand the acceleration of social, technological and economic trends towards a near-term singularity, marking a radical turning point in the evolution of our planet. Big History Research: A First Outline Abstract Eric J. Chaisson: Cosmic Evolution – More Than Big History by Another Name Abstract, Full text .doc,.pdf) Alexander Mirkovic: Big History and the End of History Abstract, Full text .doc,.pdf) Barry Rodrigue: The Evolution of Macro-History . This is the third issue of the Almanac series titled ‘Evolution’. The first volume came out with the sub-heading ‘Cosmic, Biological, and Social’, the second was entitled ‘Evolution: A Big History 5/5(1).
"Big History" is a recent phenomenon/trend, and this book is written by the very person who created the field of Big History as an alternative way to study the universe as a whole. From Big Bang to mass globalization, this superbly conceived book has examined the full span of the timeline which may change the way we perceive the universe, the earth and our by: 8. Origin Story is essentially the Big History course condensed into a short book. It divides billion years of existence into what David calls “thresholds”—moments in history that mark key transition points, like the formation of our solar system and the first appearance of early humans/5. 'Big History' begins when the universe is no more than a single point the size of an atom and ends with a 21st century world inhabited by billion people. It's a story that takes in prehistoric geography, human evolution, the agrarian age, the Black Death, the voyages of Columbus, the Industrial Revolution and global warming/5. Proven impact. Big History students show clear, demonstrated gains in reading, writing, and content knowledge. Download the research report. Free, open, and online. All lessons are instantly accessible, evaluated and updated regularly, highly customizable, and free to learners and educators everywhere. More than 1, teachers and.
It covers the big bang, galaxy creation, planet creation, life, hunter-gatherer era, horticulture, agriculture, and more. The story is told from a forces or power perspective showing that it could not have happened another way. If you are moving into a systems view of life then this will be a great place to start/5(11). Introduction This book introduces a 'Big History' perspective to understand the acceleration of social, technological and economic trends towards a near-term singularity, marking a radical turning point in the evolution of our planet. This volume is the second in a series of almanacs that has Evolution as its general subject and title. This volume is also a special edition with the subtitle: A Big History Perspective. Human Evolution Crash Course Big History takes a look at Humans, one of the weirdest examples of change in the Universe. Around for only , years, .