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The big history of civilizations [electronic resource] / Craig G. Benjamin, professor.

Benjamin, Craig, (lecturer.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 32 The Advent of Global Commerce Episode 10 Society and Culture of Egypt Episode 24 Chaos and Consolidation in Eurasia Episode 19 Greek Gods, Philosophy, and Science Episode 16 The Importance of the Nomads Episode 31 Lifeways of Australia and the Pacific Episode 30 African Kingdoms and Trade Episode 27 North American Peoples and Tribes Episode 21 Building the Roman Republic Episode 14 China Episode 15 China's Dynasties and Influence Episode 9 Egypt Episode 29 Culture and Empire in South America Episode 2 The Rise of Humanity Episode 26 Legacy of the Mongols Episode 28 Agrarian Civilizations of Mesoamerica Episode 11 Early Mediterranean Civilizations Episode 7 Innovations of Mesopotamia Episode 25 Islamic Expansion and Rule Episode 18 Greece in Its Golden Age Episode 12 Mysteries of the Indus Valley Episode 8 The Downfall of Sumer Episode 35 Civilization, the Biosphere, and Tomorrow Episode 33 The Industrial Revolution and Modernity Episode 20 Alexander's Conquests and Hellenism Episode 34 The Transformative 20th and 21st Centuries Episode 6 The Era of Agrarian Civilizations Episode 3 Foraging in the Old Stone Age Episode 22 Triumphs and Flaws of Imperial Rome Episode 13 South Asian Civilizations and Beliefs Episode 1 A Tale of Two Ancient Cities Episode 5 Power, Cities, and States Episode 36 Civilizations of the Distant Future Episode 23 New Ideas along the Silk Road Episode 4 Origins of Agriculture Episode 17 Oxus Civilization and Powerful Persia.
Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Presenter, Dr. Craig G. Benjamin, professor of history at Grand Valley State University.
Summary, etc.: Apply a cutting-edge historical approach to the epic story of humanity across time and around the world. Taught by acclaimed Professor Craig G. Benjamin of Grand Valley State University, these 36 sweeping lectures trace the grand story of human civilizations from our emergence as a species, through the agricultural and industrial revolutions, and into the future.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: World history.
Civilization.

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