Description - Big History and the Future of Humanity by Fred Spier
Big History and the Future of Humanity presents an original theoretical approach that makes big history the placing of the human past within the history of life, the Earth, and the Universe -- accessible to general readers while revealing insights into what the future may hold for humanity. Provides an accessible and original overview of the entire sweep of history that places human history within the history of life, the Earth, and the Universe Features an original theory of big history which explains all of history and opens up an entirely new interdisciplinary research agenda Offers new insights into the future of humanity by better understanding the past Presents a new approach to complexity studies, which takes into account the greatest galaxy clusters as well as the tiniest sub-atomic particles
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Author Biography - Fred Spier
Fred Spier is Senior Lecturer in Big History at theUniversity of Amsterdam and also teaches Big History at theEindhoven University of Technology. He is the author of Religious Regimes in Peru (1994), San Nicolas deZurite (1995), and The Structure of Big History: From theBig Bang until Today (1996).