Big history and the future of humanity

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Full title: Big history and the future of humanity / Fred Spier.
Main author: Spier, Fred, 1952-
Format: Book           


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245 1 0 |a Big history and the future of humanity /  |c Fred Spier. 
260 |a Chichester, U.K. ;  |a Malden, MA :  |b Wiley-Blackwell,  |c 2010. 
300 |a xv, 272 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction to big history -- General approach -- Cosmic evolution : the emergence of simple forms of complexity -- Our cosmic neighborhood : the emergence of greater complexity -- Life on the Earth : the widening range of complexity -- Early human history : the emergence of the greatest known complexity -- Recent human history : the development of the greatest known complexity -- Facing the future. 
650 0 |a Civilization  |x Philosophy. 
650 0 |a History  |x Philosophy. 
650 0 |a World history  |x Philosophy. 
650 0 |a Human evolution. 
650 0 |a Human ecology. 
650 0 |a Biocomplexity. 
650 0 |a Complexity (Philosophy) 
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