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    • The Big History of Civilizations

    • By: Craig G. Benjamin, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Craig G. Benjamin
    • Length: 17 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The history of human civilization is an astonishing story of migration, innovation, and social development. Now, the exciting new field of "big history" allows us to explore human civilizations in ways unavailable to historians of previous generations. Big history scholars take a multidisciplinary approach to study great spans of time, unlocking important themes, trends, and developments across time and space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Global vision

    • By Tad Davis on 05-28-17

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Foundations of Eastern Civilization

    • By: Craig G. Benjamin, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Craig G. Benjamin
    • Length: 23 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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    China. Korea. Japan. Southeast Asia. How did Eastern civilization develop? What do we know about the history, politics, governments, art, science, and technology of these countries? And how does the story of Eastern civilization play out in today's world of business, politics, and international exchange?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A worthwhile "big-history" survey

    • By Acteon on 11-22-13

    Regular price: $41.95

    • The Joy of Ancient History

    • By: The Great Courses, Bart D. Ehrman, Bob Brier, and others
    • Narrated by: Bart D. Ehrman, Bob Brier, Craig G. Benjamin, and others
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
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    For years, The Great Courses has taken lifelong learners on stirring explorations of our ancient roots; ones that bring you face to face with what history means, and how we use it to understand both the past and the present. So where's the best place to start? Right here with this eclectic and insightful collection of 36 lectures curated from our most popular ancient history courses.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ancient World Greatest Hits Playlist

    • By Emily on 06-10-14

    Regular price: $41.95