Cosmic Evolution in the Cradle of Civilization
History & Political Science
Big History engages with the universe’s grand narrative, and provides a dynamic connection between the past, present and future. Our collection is divided into three volumes and is the first comprehensive global anthology of Big History. This second volume―Education and Understanding Big History around the World―considers the role of Big History in education and creativity, in the exploration of meaning, and in life experiences around our planet. This book will challenge and excite your vision of life and home. Together with the authors, readers will engage in a fascinating intellectual voyage and come to an understanding of our shared origins and futures.
Blanks, David R. "Cosmic Evolution in the Cradle of Civilization" in From Big Bang to Galactic Civilizations: A Big History Anthology, Volume II. Education and Understanding: Big History Around the World, eds. Barry Rodrigue, Leonid Grinin, and Andrey Korotayev, 295-317. Delhi: Primus Books, 2016.