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Civilization: An Introduction
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In this lesson, I discuss the threads of human history, showing how actions on one side of the world can have consequences thousands of miles away. I also discuss the importance of history, provide an overview of the timeline which the course covers, and recognize the winners of the last picture identification contest!

Anirudh Kanisetti
BITS Pilani (Goa), history blogger, artist, podcaster. www.anirudhkanisetti.com

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class ithanu paraunna karyangal cristal clear aayi manasilakunnu thank u verymuch sir god bless u
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The subtitle of this course quite sounds like 'A brief history of humankind's which by the way is the subtitle of the book Sapiens by Israeli historian and now a quite global public intellectual Yuval Noah Harari. I love this kind of approach to history like looking at the big picture. I have read that book but what I liked here is the trivial story presented at the beginning and the pictures. Really appreciate the effort.
everything is fine.....but according to UPSC syllabus we just need to study from 18 th century i.e from industrial revolution...
Videos narrated in English will reach a wider audience. Thank you for your excellent videos.
sir plz make a video of entire world history
please please narrate it in Hindi...i can understand Engliah but Hindi will help us to memorize us..so please please....narrate it in Hindi
  1. CIVILIZATION An Introduction


  2. Welcome back! I'm Anirudh. I'm a history blogger, artist and BITS Pilani (Goa) graduate. You can find me at augustanblog.wordpress.com medium.com/@indicusmaximus (Top writer on history!)


  3. The Taj Mahal was paid for by South America.


  4. "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


  5. "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


  6. The threads of human history


  7. 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.)


  8. 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


  9. 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


  10. What are we going to learn?


  11. 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


  12. Credits Special thanks to all the people who made and released these awesome resources for free: Presentation template by slidescarnival SkepticalScience.com