World history

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World history or history of the world may refer to:

History and academics[edit]

  • World history (field), or global history, a field of historical study that takes a worldwide/global perspective
  • Big History, an academic discipline that takes an astronomical perspective (from the Big Bang to the present)
  • Human history, the history of human beings that takes a human perspective
    • Recorded history, the history of human beings from when human beings began writing events down (as opposed to prehistory and protohistory)
    • History of globalization, aspect of human history from the perspective of globalization

Arts and entertainment[edit]

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