Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History
University of California Press, 2004 - 642 sÝur
An introduction to a new way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time to the present day, Maps of Time is world history on an unprecedented scale. Beginning with the Big Bang, David Christian views the interaction of the natural world with the more recent arrivals in flora and fauna, including human beings.
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LibraryThing ReviewUms÷gn notanda - auntmarge64 - LibraryThing
I hardly know where to begin with this book, because it gathers so many threads and gives the reader so many directions to think about and investigate. I’ve taken the last year to read a couple of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUms÷gn notanda - stretch - LibraryThing
Is the written historical record enough to explain the history of civilization? David Christian would argue that it isn't, Maps of Time is a condensed, single volume argument based on his introductory ... Read full review