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Title History, big history, & metahistory / David C. Krakauer, John Lewis Gaddis, & Kenneth Pomeranz, eds
Imprint Santa Fe, New Mexico : SFI Press, [2017]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  D16 H673 2017    AVAILABLE    30530001308790
Descript 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Seminar series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
A single historical continuum / David Christian -- A paleontological look at history / Douglas H. Erwin -- War, peace, & everything : thoughts on Tolstoy / John Lewis Gaddis -- Regularities in human affairs / Murray Gell-Mann -- Metahistory's dangerous dream / Geoffrey G. Harpham -- The star gazer and the flesh eater: elements of a theory of metahistory / David C. Krakauer -- Homogeneity, heterogeneinty, pigs & pandas in human history / J.R. McNeill -- Labeling and analyzing historical phenomena: some preliminary challenges / Kenneth Pomeranz -- Complexity in big history / Fred Spier -- Toward cliodynamics--an analytical, predictive science of history / Peter Turchin -- A historical conspiracy: competition, opportunity, & the emergence of direction in history / Geerat J. Vermeij -- Can there be a quantitative theory for the history of life & society? / Geoffrey B. West
Subject History -- Methodology
Social evolution
Evolution (Biology)
Complexity (Philosophy)
Interdisciplinary research
Alt Author Krakauer, David C., editor
Gaddis, John Lewis, editor
Pomeranz, Kenneth, editor
Container of (work): Christian, David, 1946- Single historical continuum
Santa Fe Institute (Santa Fe, N.M.), issuing body
Alt Title History, big history, and metahistory
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