The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? – Crash Course World History #22

The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? – Crash Course World History #22

Hi, I’m John Green, This is Crash Course: World History and today we’re going to talk about something that ought to be controversial: The Renaissance. So you probably already know about the Renaissance thanks to the work of noted teenage mutant ninja turtles Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael. But that isn’t the whole story. Mr. […]

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HISTORY: CONSUMERISM

HISTORY: CONSUMERISM

For most of history, the overwhelming majority of the Earth’s inhabitants have owned, more or less, nothing. The clothes they stood up in, some bowls, a pot and a pan, perhaps a broom and, if things were going really well, a few farming implements. Nations and peoples remained consistently poor. Global GDP did not grow […]

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PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

PHILOSOPHY: Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida was one of the most famous, controversial, but also wise figures in recent French intellectual life. He invented a way of doing philosophy that he called Deconstruction, which fundamentally altered our understanding of many academic fields, especially literary studies. Derrida was born in 1930 in El Biar, a suburb of Algiers, in what […]

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Complex Research Terminology Simplified: Paradigms, Ontology, Epistemology and Methodology

Complex Research Terminology Simplified: Paradigms, Ontology, Epistemology and Methodology

When immersing oneself in the terminology associated with the underpinnings of research there are a number of complex philosophical terms that need to be understood. Please keep in mind that terms covered in this video are often debated, understood and communicated in multiple “correct” ways. To fully understand them you need to further explore them […]

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Growth, Cities, and Immigration: Crash Course US History #25

Hi, I’m John Green, this is CrashCourse U.S. History and today we’re going to continue our extensive look at American capitalism. Mr. Green, Mr. Green, I’m sorry are you saying that I grow up to be a tool of the bourgeoisie… Oh not just a tool of the bourgeoise, Me from the Past, but a […]

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Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

Water and Classical Civilizations: Crash Course World History 222

Hi, I’m John Green and this is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about our old friend, the rise and fall of civilizations. And we’re going to look at it through the lens of War! No, just kidding, resources. Really Mr. Green? Haven’t we MINED that topic enough? JMG: I see […]

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The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

The Atlantic Slave Trade: Crash Course World History #24

Hi, my name is John Green, this is Crash Course World History and today we’re gonna talk about slavery. Slavery is not funny. In fact, it is very near the top of the list of things that aren’t funny, so today’s episode is gonna be a little light on the jokes but, I’m gonna help […]

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SUMMER NEGOTIATIONS: CROSS-CULTURAL NEGOTIATIONS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

SUMMER NEGOTIATIONS: CROSS-CULTURAL NEGOTIATIONS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

-So do you like are product? -Hmm, ok -What does that mean? – We will see later -Ok -Do we have a deal? – I think so – So I can sign the papers? – Sign the paper -Deal -Lets cheers to that! – Cheers to the future -Hey! Alright, so I am late. I […]

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POP CULTURE: The Clever Tricks of Advertising

When advertising began in a significant way in the [early] 19th century It was a relatively straightforward business. It showed you a product told you what it did where you could get it and what it cost Then in 1960s America a remarkable new way of advertising emerged Led by Luminaries of Madison Avenue Like […]

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The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

The Reagan Revolution: Crash Course US History #43

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course U.S. history, and today we’re going to talk about the guy who arguably did the most to shape the world that I live in. NO, Stan not Carrottop. No, not Cumberbatch although he did do the most to shape the Tumblr that I live in. I’m talking […]

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