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A Brief History of Humankind

The course surveys the entire length of human history, from the evolution of various human species in the Stone Age up to the political and technological revolutions of the twenty-first century.

Topics: General History


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This advanced undergraduate course presented a panoramic study on the history of Humankind; following the Cognitive, Agricultural and Scientific Revolutions, and the Unification of Humankind. The aim was to give a brief but complete overview of the history of Homo sapiens.


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Dr Yuval Noah Harari
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General History

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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