By David Christian,William H. McNeill
Cosmology, geology, archeology, and inhabitants and environmental studies—all determine in David Christian's account, that is an formidable assessment of the rising box of "Big History." Maps of Time opens with the origins of the universe, the celebrities and the galaxies, the sunlight and the sun approach, together with the earth, and conducts readers during the evolution of the planet ahead of human habitation. It surveys the advance of human society from the Paleolithic period in the course of the transition to agriculture, the emergence of towns and states, and the beginning of the fashionable, commercial interval correct as much as intimations of attainable futures. Sweeping in scope, finely centred in its minute element, this riveting account of the identified international, from the inception of space-time to the clients of world warming, lays the basis for global history—and vast History—true as by no means ahead of to its name.
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Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History (California World History Library) by David Christian,William H. McNeill