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The Routledge companion to big history

Craig Benjamin (Editor), Esther Quaedackers (Editor), David Baker (Editor)
"The Routledge Companion to Big History guides readers though the variety of themes and concepts that structure contemporary scholarship in the field of big history. The book is divided into five parts, each representing current and evolving areas of interest to the community, including big history's relationship to science, social science, the humanities, and the future, as well as teaching big history and 'little big histories'. A timely collection with contributions from leading proponents in the field, it is the ideal guide for those wanting to engage with the theories and concepts behind big history"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2020
Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 2020
xix, 485 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
9781138905818, 113890581X
What is big history / David Christian
Big history and the study of time : underlying temporalities of big history / Barry Wood
Big history and astronomy : the Fermi paradox / Jonathan Markley
Big history and macro evolution / Andrey Korotayev, Leonid Grinin, Alexander Markov
Big history and anthropology / Barry Rodrigue
Big history and archaeology / Brian Fagan
Big history and philosophy / Armando Viso
Big history and political science / Lowell Gustafson
Big history and historiography / David Baker
Big history and critical theory / David Blanks
Big history, morality and religion / Cynthia Stokes Brown
A case for little big histories / Esther Quaedackers
The little big history of the Nalon River, Asturias, Spain / Olga García-Moreno, Diego Álvarez-Laó, Miguel Arbizu, Eduardo Dopico, Eva García-Vázquez, Joaquín García Sansegundo, Montserrat Jiménez-Sánchez, Laura Miralles, Icaro Obeso, Ángel Rodríguez-Rey, Marco de la Rasilla Vives, Luis Vicente Sánchez Fernández, Luis Rodríguez Terente, Luigi Toffolatti, Pablo Turrero
Sketch of a little big history of Private E.E. Benjamin and the Great War / Craig Benjamin
The Big History Project in Australia / Tracy Sullivan
Big history teaching in Korea / Seohyung Kim
Crossing thresholds : using big history to meet challenges in teaching and learning in the United States / Robert B. Bain
Big history and the future of technology / Leonid and Anton Grinin
Big history and the singularity / Akop Nazaretyan
Underground metro systems : a durable geological proxy of rapid urban population growth and energy consumption during the Anthropocene / Mark Williams, Matt Edgeworth, Jan Zalasiewicz, Colin N. Waters, Will Steffen, Alexander P. Wolfe, Nicholas J. Minter, Alejandro Cearreta, Agnieszka Galuszka, Peter Haff, John McNeill, Andrew Revkin, Daniel deB. Richter, Simon Price, Colin Summerhayes
The coming energy transition : what comes after fossil-fueled civilization? / Joseph Voros