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The Resource A brief history of the world, The Teaching Company, (videorecording DVD)

A brief history of the world, The Teaching Company, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A brief history of the world
Title
A brief history of the world
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This course provides a survey of the expanse of human development and civilization across the globe. It begins with the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era and ends with the urbanized, technologically sophisticated world of the 21st century
Member of
Cataloging source
KHN
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Thirty-six lectures of thirty minutes each by Peter N. Stearns, Provost and Professor of History at George Mason University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stearns, Peter N
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses, modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
World history
Technique
live action
Label
A brief history of the world, The Teaching Company, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course guidebooks include lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
Part 1 guidebook (ii, 72 p. ; 22 cm.) + Part 2 guidebook (ii, 69 p. ; 22 cm.) + Part 3 guidebook (ii, 73 p. ; 22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
pt. 1. What and why is world history? -- The Neolithic revolution -- What is a civilization? -- The classical period in world history -- Cultural change in the classical period -- Social inequalities in classical societies -- The Roman Empire and Han China -- The silk road; classical period contacts -- The decline of the classical civilizations -- The postclassical period, 500-1450 -- World religions and their consequences -- The impact of Islam. pt. 2. Post classical trade and contacts -- Post classical patterns of imitation -- Western civilization in world context -- The Mongol years -- Civilizations in the Americas and in Africa -- The world in 1450 -- The early modern period, 1450-1750 -- The world economy, 1450-1750 -- Transformations in Western Europe -- The rise of Russia -- Asian Empires and a Shogunate -- The long 19th century. pt. 3. Abolition of slavery and serfdom -- Modernization and nationalisms -- Formation of Latin American civilization -- China and Japan: 19th century pressures -- The 20th and 21st centuries as a new period -- The world economy: change and continuity -- An age of revolutions -- The United States in world history -- Contemporary democracy -- Contemporary cultural change -- Gender in contemporary world history -- Globalization and world history
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598033267
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD8080-01
  • PD8080-02
  • PD8080-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn156992667
  • (OCoLC)156992667
  • 1064496
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A brief history of the world, The Teaching Company, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Course guidebooks include lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
Part 1 guidebook (ii, 72 p. ; 22 cm.) + Part 2 guidebook (ii, 69 p. ; 22 cm.) + Part 3 guidebook (ii, 73 p. ; 22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
pt. 1. What and why is world history? -- The Neolithic revolution -- What is a civilization? -- The classical period in world history -- Cultural change in the classical period -- Social inequalities in classical societies -- The Roman Empire and Han China -- The silk road; classical period contacts -- The decline of the classical civilizations -- The postclassical period, 500-1450 -- World religions and their consequences -- The impact of Islam. pt. 2. Post classical trade and contacts -- Post classical patterns of imitation -- Western civilization in world context -- The Mongol years -- Civilizations in the Americas and in Africa -- The world in 1450 -- The early modern period, 1450-1750 -- The world economy, 1450-1750 -- Transformations in Western Europe -- The rise of Russia -- Asian Empires and a Shogunate -- The long 19th century. pt. 3. Abolition of slavery and serfdom -- Modernization and nationalisms -- Formation of Latin American civilization -- China and Japan: 19th century pressures -- The 20th and 21st centuries as a new period -- The world economy: change and continuity -- An age of revolutions -- The United States in world history -- Contemporary democracy -- Contemporary cultural change -- Gender in contemporary world history -- Globalization and world history
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781598033267
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD8080-01
  • PD8080-02
  • PD8080-03
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn156992667
  • (OCoLC)156992667
  • 1064496
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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