CIVILIZATION An Introduction
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The Taj Mahal was paid for by South America.
"There lies Peru with its riches; here, Panama and its poverty. Choose, each man, what best becomes a brave Castilian. For my part, I go to the south." -FRANCISCO PIZZARO
"Only let this one tear-drop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever." Rabindranath Tagore, for SHAH JAHAN
The threads of human history
What is Civilization? In the grand scale of things, what is humanity? Global Climate, Human Evolution and Civilization years before present 0.000 9,000 8,000 7,000 6.000 5,000 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,000 press Animal domestication Organized Cities Pyramids BronzeAthenian The Year 12,017 (Human Era) Classic Maya 000,000 (years before present 500,000 100,000 Global Climate sk EPICA) used under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence.)
Learning from History: Ground Rules! Make allowances for different periods and cultures This provides immediate. relevant lessons! For deeper learning, look for broad, recurring themes
And this is important hecauste. The story of humanity is our collective heritage There is much to be proud of, and much to learn You will not look at global history the same way once we're done
What are we going to learn?
The broad outline Middle Ages o CE 6oos120 1400s CE Bronze and Iron Ages 1800s CE 1900s CE Early High Late Renaissance Revolutions WWII arly High Late Renaissance Revolutions wwi 500s BCE-200s CE 1500s CE 3500s 60os E BCE Early Classical Late Enlightenment World War I 70os CE 200s 500os CE Antiquity Colonialism httbs://ubload.wikimedia.org/wikibedia/commons/d/d/Timeline of World History.bng
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