From the publisher’s description:
This Fleeting World is the smallest book of big history, telling the story of the universe and history of humanity in less than one hundred pages. Prize-winning historian David Christian covers it all in this compact, accessible, and inspiring guide to the history of everything, from stars and empires to cities, the World Wide Web, capitalism, and globalization. This is an updated version of the popular Teachers Edition, redesigned for the general reader.
SubjectsHistory / Anthropocene / Civilization / Macrohistory / World History /
Christian, David (NHC Fellow, 2006–07). This Fleeting World: A Short History of Humanity. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing Group, 2008.