This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity

This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity

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by David Christian
     
 

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"I first became an avid student of David Christian by watching his course, Big History, on DVD, and so I am very happy to see his enlightening presentation of the world's history captured in these essays. I hope it will introduce a wider audience to this gifted scientist and teacher." --Bill Gates

A great historian can make clear the connections between the first

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"I first became an avid student of David Christian by watching his course, Big History, on DVD, and so I am very happy to see his enlightening presentation of the world's history captured in these essays. I hope it will introduce a wider audience to this gifted scientist and teacher." --Bill Gates

A great historian can make clear the connections between the first Homo sapiens and today's version of the species, and a great storyteller can make those connections come alive. David Christian is both, and This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity makes the journey - from the earliest foraging era to our own modern era - a fascinating one. Enter This Fleeting World - and give up the preconception that anything old is boring.

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Bill Gates
“I first became an avid student of David Christian by watching his course, Big History, on DVD, and so I am very happy to see his enlightening presentation of the world’s history captured in these essays. I hope it will introduce a wider audience to this gifted scientist and teacher.” —Bill Gates

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933782041
Publisher:
Berkshire Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
113
Sales rank:
635
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

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