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A brief history of the world, Peter N. Stearns, (sound recording)

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A brief history of the world
Title
A brief history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Peter N. Stearns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-six lectures that provide a survey of the expanse of human development and civilization across the globe, beginning with the invention of agriculture in the Neolithic era and ending with the urbanized, technologically sophisticated world of the 21st century
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
ABG
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Stearns, Peter N
Dewey number
909
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
D21.3
LC item number
.S77 2007
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Peter N. Stearns, George Mason University
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Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses
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  • World history
  • Books on compact disc, Unabridged
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A brief history of the world, Peter N. Stearns, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Course guidebooks include lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • Course 8080 consists of 36 lectures in 3 parts. Each part consists of 6 compact discs and each compact disc consists of 2 lectures
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Cultural change in the Classical period ;
  • lecture 6.
  • Social inequalities in Classical societies ;
  • lecture 7.
  • The Roman Empire and Han China ;
  • lecture 8.
  • The Silk Road ; Classical period contacts ;
  • lecture 9.
  • The decline of the Classical civilizations ;
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1.
  • lecture 10.
  • The Postclassical period, 500-1450 ;
  • lecture 11.
  • World religions and their consequences ;
  • lecture 12.
  • The impact of Islam --
  • What and why is world history? ;
  • lecture 2.
  • The Neolithic revolution ;
  • lecture 3.
  • What is a civilization? ;
  • lecture 4.
  • The Classical period in world history ;
  • lecture 17.
  • Civilizations in the Americas and in Africa ;
  • lecture 18.
  • The world in 1450 ;
  • lecture 19.
  • The early modern period, 1450-1750 ;
  • lecture 20.
  • The world economy, 1450-1750 ;
  • lecture 21.
  • Transformations in Western Europe ;
  • pt. 2. lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • The rise of Russia ;
  • lecture 23.
  • Asian Empires and a Shogunate ;
  • lecture 24.
  • The long 19th century --
  • Postclassical trade and contacts ;
  • lecture 14.
  • Postclassical patterns of imitation ;
  • lecture 15.
  • Western civilization in world context ;
  • lecture 16.
  • The Mongol years ;
  • lecture 29.
  • The 20th-21st centuries as a new period ;
  • lecture 30.
  • The world economy : change and continuity ;
  • lecture 31.
  • An age of revolutions ;
  • lecture 32.
  • The United States in world history ;
  • lecture 33.
  • Contemporary democracy ;
  • pt. 3. lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • Contemporary cultural change ;
  • lecture 35.
  • Gender in contemporary world history ;
  • lecture 36.
  • Globalization and world history
  • Abolition of slavery and serfdom ;
  • lecture 26.
  • Modernization and nationalisms ;
  • lecture 27.
  • Formation of Latin American civilization ;
  • lecture 28.
  • China and Japan : 19th century pressures ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598033250
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781598033250
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 8080-1
  • 8080-2
  • 8080-3
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky228257440
  • 820796
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A brief history of the world, Peter N. Stearns, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Course guidebooks include lecture outlines and notes, a time line, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • Course 8080 consists of 36 lectures in 3 parts. Each part consists of 6 compact discs and each compact disc consists of 2 lectures
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Cultural change in the Classical period ;
  • lecture 6.
  • Social inequalities in Classical societies ;
  • lecture 7.
  • The Roman Empire and Han China ;
  • lecture 8.
  • The Silk Road ; Classical period contacts ;
  • lecture 9.
  • The decline of the Classical civilizations ;
  • Pt. 1. lecture 1.
  • lecture 10.
  • The Postclassical period, 500-1450 ;
  • lecture 11.
  • World religions and their consequences ;
  • lecture 12.
  • The impact of Islam --
  • What and why is world history? ;
  • lecture 2.
  • The Neolithic revolution ;
  • lecture 3.
  • What is a civilization? ;
  • lecture 4.
  • The Classical period in world history ;
  • lecture 17.
  • Civilizations in the Americas and in Africa ;
  • lecture 18.
  • The world in 1450 ;
  • lecture 19.
  • The early modern period, 1450-1750 ;
  • lecture 20.
  • The world economy, 1450-1750 ;
  • lecture 21.
  • Transformations in Western Europe ;
  • pt. 2. lecture 13.
  • lecture 22.
  • The rise of Russia ;
  • lecture 23.
  • Asian Empires and a Shogunate ;
  • lecture 24.
  • The long 19th century --
  • Postclassical trade and contacts ;
  • lecture 14.
  • Postclassical patterns of imitation ;
  • lecture 15.
  • Western civilization in world context ;
  • lecture 16.
  • The Mongol years ;
  • lecture 29.
  • The 20th-21st centuries as a new period ;
  • lecture 30.
  • The world economy : change and continuity ;
  • lecture 31.
  • An age of revolutions ;
  • lecture 32.
  • The United States in world history ;
  • lecture 33.
  • Contemporary democracy ;
  • pt. 3. lecture 25.
  • lecture 34.
  • Contemporary cultural change ;
  • lecture 35.
  • Gender in contemporary world history ;
  • lecture 36.
  • Globalization and world history
  • Abolition of slavery and serfdom ;
  • lecture 26.
  • Modernization and nationalisms ;
  • lecture 27.
  • Formation of Latin American civilization ;
  • lecture 28.
  • China and Japan : 19th century pressures ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598033250
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781598033250
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 8080-1
  • 8080-2
  • 8080-3
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky228257440
  • 820796
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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