The Resource Big history : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity, David Christian, (sound recording)

Big history : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity, David Christian, (sound recording)

Label
Big history : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity
Title
Big history
Title remainder
the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity
Statement of responsibility
David Christian
Title variation
Big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. David Christian, professor of history at San Diego State University, surveys the past at all possible scales, from conventional history, to the much larger scales of biology and geology, to the universal scales of cosmology
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RECBX
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1946-
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Christian, David
Dewey number
599.93/8
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
CB19
LC item number
.C57 2008b
Literary text for sound recordings
  • lectures speeches
  • history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor David Christian
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  • Teaching Company
  • Recorded Books, LLC
Series statement
The great courses. History. Civilization & culture
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  • Civilization
  • Human evolution
  • World history
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Big history : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity, David Christian, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 48 lectures
  • In container (17 cm.)
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unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1. What is big history? -- lecture 2. Moving across multiple scales -- lecture 3. Simplicity and complexity -- lecture 4. Evidence and the nature of science -- lecture 5. Threshold 1 -- Origins of Big Bang cosmology -- lecture 6. How did everything begin? -- lecture 7. Threshold 2 -- The first stars and galaxies -- lecture 8. Threshold 3 -- Making chemical elements -- lecture 9. Threshold 4 -- The earth and solar system -- lecture 10. The early earth -- a short history -- lecture 11. Plate tectonics and the earth's geography -- lecture 12. Threshold 5 -- Life
  • Pt. 2. lecture 13. Darwin and natural selection -- lecture 14. The evidence for natural selection -- lecture 15. The origins of life -- lecture 16. Life on earth -- Single-celled organisms -- lecture 17. Life on earth -- Multi-celled organisms -- lecture 18. Hominines -- lecture 19. Evidence on hominine evolution -- lecture 20. Threshold 6 -- What makes humans different? -- lecture 21. Homo sapiens -- The first humans -- lecture 22. Paleolithic lifeways -- lecture 23. Change in the Paleolithic Era -- lecture 24. Threshold 7 -- Agriculture
  • Pt. 3. lecture 25. The origins of agriculture -- lecture 26. The first agrarian societies -- lecture 27. Power and its origins -- lecture 28. Early power structures -- lecture 29. From villages to cities -- lecture 30. Sumer -- The first agrarian civilization -- lecture 31. Agrarian civilizations in other regions -- lecture 32. The world that agrarian civilizations made -- lecture 33. Long trends -- Expansion and state power -- lecture. 34. Long trends -- Rates of innovation -- lecture 35. Long trends -- Disease and Malthusian cycles -- lecture 36. Comparing the world zones
  • Pt. 4. lecture 37. The Americas in the later Agrarian Era -- lecture 38. Threshold 8 -- The modern revolution -- lecture 39. The Medieval Malthusian Cycle, 500-1350 -- lecture 40. The Early Modern Cycle, 1350-1700 -- lecture 41. Breakthrough -- the Industrial Revolution -- lecture 42. Spread of the Industrial Revolution to 1900 -- lecture 43. The 20th century -- lecture 44. The world that the modern revolution made -- lecture 45. Human history and the biosphere -- lecture 46. The next 100 years -- lecture 47. The next millennium and the remote future -- lecture 48. Big history -- humans in the cosmos
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 audio discs (24 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652122
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • GC0110
  • 8050
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)895291428
  • 1357482
  • (OCoLC)ocn895291428
  • (Pol)1357482
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Big history : the big bang, life on earth, and the rise of humanity, David Christian, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 48 lectures
  • In container (17 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1. What is big history? -- lecture 2. Moving across multiple scales -- lecture 3. Simplicity and complexity -- lecture 4. Evidence and the nature of science -- lecture 5. Threshold 1 -- Origins of Big Bang cosmology -- lecture 6. How did everything begin? -- lecture 7. Threshold 2 -- The first stars and galaxies -- lecture 8. Threshold 3 -- Making chemical elements -- lecture 9. Threshold 4 -- The earth and solar system -- lecture 10. The early earth -- a short history -- lecture 11. Plate tectonics and the earth's geography -- lecture 12. Threshold 5 -- Life
  • Pt. 2. lecture 13. Darwin and natural selection -- lecture 14. The evidence for natural selection -- lecture 15. The origins of life -- lecture 16. Life on earth -- Single-celled organisms -- lecture 17. Life on earth -- Multi-celled organisms -- lecture 18. Hominines -- lecture 19. Evidence on hominine evolution -- lecture 20. Threshold 6 -- What makes humans different? -- lecture 21. Homo sapiens -- The first humans -- lecture 22. Paleolithic lifeways -- lecture 23. Change in the Paleolithic Era -- lecture 24. Threshold 7 -- Agriculture
  • Pt. 3. lecture 25. The origins of agriculture -- lecture 26. The first agrarian societies -- lecture 27. Power and its origins -- lecture 28. Early power structures -- lecture 29. From villages to cities -- lecture 30. Sumer -- The first agrarian civilization -- lecture 31. Agrarian civilizations in other regions -- lecture 32. The world that agrarian civilizations made -- lecture 33. Long trends -- Expansion and state power -- lecture. 34. Long trends -- Rates of innovation -- lecture 35. Long trends -- Disease and Malthusian cycles -- lecture 36. Comparing the world zones
  • Pt. 4. lecture 37. The Americas in the later Agrarian Era -- lecture 38. Threshold 8 -- The modern revolution -- lecture 39. The Medieval Malthusian Cycle, 500-1350 -- lecture 40. The Early Modern Cycle, 1350-1700 -- lecture 41. Breakthrough -- the Industrial Revolution -- lecture 42. Spread of the Industrial Revolution to 1900 -- lecture 43. The 20th century -- lecture 44. The world that the modern revolution made -- lecture 45. Human history and the biosphere -- lecture 46. The next 100 years -- lecture 47. The next millennium and the remote future -- lecture 48. Big history -- humans in the cosmos
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
24 audio discs (24 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490652122
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • GC0110
  • 8050
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)895291428
  • 1357482
  • (OCoLC)ocn895291428
  • (Pol)1357482
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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