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Follow-up to 'America the Story of Us'. Mankind embraces a groundbreaking way of telling this epic human story. Drawing on a growing global interest in a revelatory field of history, now adopted by universities across the globe. 'Big history' focuses on the forces of nature to show how mankind's path is guided by events that stretch back, not hundreds, but thousands, even millions of years. How the power of science, from geology and astronomy, to physics and biology, combined to shape our shared human journey. Revealing astounding global connections, and an astonishing interconnected story. This is history without limits. Free from boundaries and politics. Our story, like it's never been told before. Written by
Himself - Narrator:
[opening narration for each episode]
Amidst the chaos of an unforgiving planet most species will fail. But for one, all the pieces will fall into place, and a set of keys will unlock a path for mankind to triumph. This is our story, the story of all of us.
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Compare it to Spark Notes or the Civilization video games.
At it's core it is basic periodization covering just before the copper age and advancing all the way to the modern day. The show highlights specific events that allowed the majority of human civilizations to shift from one era to the next.
Throw away the concepts of racism, propaganda, and agenda. The show talks about everything from the big bang, Jesus Christ, Chinese inventing gun powder, Rome founding democracy, early Americans founding liberty, The silk Road, Taj Mahal, Teotihuacan, and much more...
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