Big History and the Future of Humanity
December 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Big History and the Future of Humanity presents an original theoretical approach that makes “big history” – the placing of the human past within the history of life, the Earth, and the Universe -- accessible to general readers while revealing insights into what the future may hold for humanity.
- Provides an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history that places human history within the history of life, the Earth, and the Universe
- Features an original theory of “big history” which explains all of history and opens up an entirely new interdisciplinary research agenda
- Offers new insights into the future of humanity by better understanding the past
- Presents a new approach to complexity studies, which takes into account the greatest galaxy clusters as well as the tiniest sub-atomic particles