What is big history?
Why would big history be important?
Short history of big history
Big history videos
Big history news
All author's blogs
- Big history and web site design
- Did Galileo overstate the magnification of his telescope?
- Did Columbus falsify his latitude measurements?
- Reflections on observations in big history
- What about questions in learning goals?
- What to think about machines that think?
- Was the Juan de la Cosa map (1500 CE) an instrument to stake claims?
- How can we examine chance and necessity in big history?
- How did Europeans acquire the first accurate nautical charts and Arabic numerals?
- What about experimental history?
- How did European mariners chart unknown coastlines all around the world?
- Out-of-the-box thinking?
- How does it work?
- Concentration and dilution processes in big history
- What happened to showing one’s errors within academia?
- How could we look at the current upheavals of views of history with fresh eyes?
How can the general model proposed in this book shed light on the current pandemic?
Copyright (C) 2019 Fred Spier, All Rights Reserved
What is the book about?
What is new in the 2nd edition?
Chapter 1 (free sample) pdf
Recommendations by students
International Big History Association
Un. of Amsterdam big history
Big History Project
Book: Teaching Big History
Bill Bryson: Short History of Nearly Everything
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Assignments (little big histories)
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