Civilization

TTC Video - Foundations of Western Civilization [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Aug. 16, 2017
TTC Video - Foundations of Western Civilization [repost]

TTC Video - Foundations of Western Civilization
Course No. 370 | English | AVI | 640 x 432 | XviD ~526 kbps | 29.970 fps
MP3 | 128 kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 23:46:15 | 7.03 GB
Genre: eLearning Video / Culture, History

You can discover the essential nature, evolution, and perceptions of Western civilization from its humble beginnings in the great river valleys of Iraq and Egypt to the dawn of the modern world. With these 48 lectures on the people, places, ideas, and events that make up The Foundations of Western Civilization, award-winning scholar and teacher Thomas F. X. Noble of the University of Notre Dame invites you to explore the vast and rich territory of Western civilization.

TTC Video - Foundations of Eastern Civilization [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at Aug. 15, 2017
TTC Video - Foundations of Eastern Civilization [repost]

TTC Video - Foundations of Eastern Civilization
Course No. 3630 | English | MP4 + PDF Guide | 640 x 360 | XviD ~1169 kbps | 29.970 fps
MPEG Audio | 128 kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 23:27:01 | 12.8 GB
Genre: eLearning Video / Culture, History

So much of our historical knowledge is rooted in Western civilization, from the stories of ancient Greece and Rome to the intellectual developments of the Renaissance. But this history tells only part of the story of our global world. Eastern civilization has its own fascinating story, with consequences that matter deeply to our lives today.
Suicidal Utopian Delusions in the 21st century: Philosophy, Human Nature and the Collapse of Civilization Articles and Reviews

Suicidal Utopian Delusions in the 21st century: Philosophy, Human Nature and the Collapse of Civilization Articles and Reviews 2006-2017 by Michael Starks
English | May 15, 2017 | ISBN: 1545490627 | 674 Pages | PDF | 8 MB

America and the world are in the process of collapse from excessive population growth, most of it for the last century and now all of it due to 3rd world people. Consumption of resources and the addition of 4 billion more ca. 2100 will collapse industrial civilization and bring about starvation, disease, violence and war on a staggering scale.
The Little Book of Big History: The Story of the Universe, Human Civilization, and Everything in Between

Jeremy Black, Ian Crofton, "The Little Book of Big History: The Story of the Universe, Human Civilization, and Everything in Between"
ISBN: 1843913534 | 2017 | EPUB | 272 pages | 12.91 MB

"The Touch of Civilization": Comparing American and Russian Internal Colonization  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Aug. 11, 2017
"The Touch of Civilization": Comparing American and Russian Internal Colonization

"The Touch of Civilization": Comparing American and Russian Internal Colonization by Steven Sabol
English | Mar. 15, 2017 | ISBN: 1607325497 | 311 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

The Touch of Civilization is a comparative history of the United States and Russia during their efforts to colonize and assimilate two indigenous groups of people within their national borders: the Sioux of the Great Plains and the Kazakhs of the Eurasian Steppe. In the revealing juxtaposition of these two cases author Steven Sabol elucidates previously unexplored connections between the state building and colonizing projects these powers pursued in the nineteenth century.

The Foundations of Western Civilization [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 10, 2017
The Foundations of Western Civilization [Audiobook]

The Foundations of Western Civilization [Audiobook] by The Great Courses
English | July 8th, 2013 | ASIN: B00DTO4Z0A | MP3@96 kbps + 4xPDF (178-pages Guidebook) | 24 hrs 54 mins | 1.00 GB
Narrator: Professor Thomas F. X. Noble

What is Western civilization? According to Professor Noble, it is "much more than human and political geography," encompassing myriad forms of political and institutional structures - from monarchies to participatory republics - and its own traditions of political discourse. It involves choices about who gets to participate in any given society and the ways in which societies have resolved the tension between individual self-interest and the common good.
Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World [Audiobook]

Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World [Audiobook] by The Great Courses
English | July 8th, 2013 | ASIN: B00DTO6KWQ | MP3@32 kbps + PDF (234-pages Guidebook) | 24 hrs 38 mins | 343.97 MB
Narrator: Professor Robert Bucholz

Beginning with the Renaissance, the culture of the West exploded. Over the next 600 years, rapid innovations in philosophy, technology, economics, military affairs, and politics allowed what had once been a cultural backwater left by the collapse of the Roman Empire to dominate the world.

The Complete Story of Civilization (11 Volume Set)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 3, 2017
The Complete Story of Civilization (11 Volume Set)

The Complete Story of Civilization (11 Volume Set) by Will Durant
English | January 21st, 2014 | ASIN: B00HT53KV0, ISBN: 1476779716 | 13971 pages | AZW3 | 158.75 MB

The Complete Story of Civilization by Will Durant represents the most comprehensive attempt in our times to embrace the vast panorama of man’s history and culture.

The Sumerians: History's First Recorded Civilization  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Aug. 3, 2017
The Sumerians: History's First Recorded Civilization

The Sumerians: History's First Recorded Civilization by Duncan Ryan
English | January 28th, 2016 | ASIN: B01B8M1CQ4 | 94 pages | AZW3/EPUB | 1.60 MB

In the study of history, it is common that we celebrate and attach importance to the great "firsts" that arise. The ancient Sumerians can be said to be the first true historical civilization, as it was they that invented the written language that would allow historians to look back at accounts of ancient events.

National Geographic - Lost Civilization (2012)  Video

Posted by notbanned at July 30, 2017
National Geographic - Lost Civilization (2012)

National Geographic - Lost Civilization (2012)
PDTV | 720x400 | .AVI/XviD @ 2027 Kbps | 44 min 59 s | 696 MiB
Audio: English AC3 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Gobekli Tepe - One of the most exciting discoveries in Turkish archaeology this century. It currently stands as the oldest known Megalithic Temple complex in the world (9,000 BC). The site has numerous intricately carved T-shaped megaliths , covered with exquisite images if birds and animals. A rail-tunnel project has led to the discovery of artifacts proving that an ancient city is much older than originally believed. Some of the megaliths are estimated to weigh onwards of 50-tons apiece. Turkey has produced some exceptional and unique archaeological surprises that have forced us to reconsider the traditional view of prehistory in the Middle East.