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A Global History of Mathematics: An Urgent Human Concern - Alexander Jones

Did the Greeks know that Babylonian astral science was Babylonian? Alexander Jones Institute for the Study of The Ancient World, New York University

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Denys Hay Lecture 2015- Professor Jerry Brotton, 'Globalisation- the emergence of a cartographic idea'

Globalisation is usually regarded as a purely economic phenomenon. In this talk ranging from the Greeks to Google Earth, Jerry Brotton explores the cartographic dimension of globalisation through a…

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