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From Hunter-Gatherer to Agricultural Production
The Fertile Crescent
Domestication
Mass production of Olives for Trade
Irrigation
Bronze

Horses
Part 2 of Diamond: Hunter-Gatherers
The Wheel

The Roman Empire
Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (History Channel) 1 2 3 4 5
Ancient Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (BBC) 1 2 3

The Middle Ages
Printing Press 1 2 3
The Dark Ages (History Channel) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
The Black Plague (History Channel) 1 2 3 4 5 6
Dutch Golden Age (Carl Sagan) 1 2

The Age of Reason
The Enlightenment (IntSchoolHistory) 1 2
David Hume 1 2 3 4
The Microscope
Germ Theory

The Glorious Revolution
Overview (Pincus)
What caused the Glorious Revolution? (Barone)
Why was it glorious? (Barone)
Why was it important for capitalism? (Barone)
BBC A History of Britain (Revolutions) 1 2 3
4

The Industrial Revolution - Europe
Bog Iron
Coke Smelting (Darby)
Steam Engine (Newcomen)
Steam Engine
Textiles
Water Frame
Spinning Genny
Power Loom 1 2
Joel Mokyr Lecture
Child Labor during the Industrial Revolution (Humphries)

United States 1800s
Lowell Textile Mills 1 2
Erie Canal
Southern Cotton 1 2
Slavery 1 2
Abolitionist Movement 1 2
Civil War 1 2
Leagacy of Slavery 1 2

The Industrial Revolution - United States
Electricity 1 2
Railroad
Steel
Steel (Carnegie)
Standard Oil
Edison
Light Bulb

Telegraph & Telephone
Automobiles
Ford River Rouge Plant
Panama Canal

Demographic Transition
Rae's Lecture

Great Depression
Gold Stanard: The U.S. Delinks in 1933
Great Depression and Banks (Milton Friedman)
Great Depression and Banks (Roosevelt)
Great Depression and Gold Standard (Milton Friedman)
Panic of 1907

Recent Crisis in Historical Perspective

Anna Schwartz: Bernanke has it Wrong

White & Shlaes: Lessons from The Great Depression

International Monetary Arrangements
Eichengreen - The Rise and Fall of the Dollar
Bretton Woods: Nixon Closes the Gold Window
Monetary Centralization
Monetary Union
Plaza Accord

Modern Economic Growth
Poverty (Hans Rosling)
Third World Myths (Hans Rosling)

The Role of Geography
Diamond's Guns, Germs and Steel
Part 2 of 18 Hunter-Gatherers


Misc.
Global Spending Paterns

Citibank: The History

 

 

 

 

   

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