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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

Hi, I’m Hank Green, this is Crash Course, and today I wanna explore two sites of knowledge production in Europe during the medieval period. This is the story of the cathedral and the university. [INTRO MUSIC PLAYS] First, let’s agree

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The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5
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The Language of Film: Crash Course Film History #5

The earliest days of film are full of self-taught artists, doing lots of experimentation, and stumbling across many a happy accident. And some sad accidents, probably. Nobody really knew what they were doing. They were making it up as they

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Literature Outtakes, Year Three
The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7
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The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

The religion of Islam significantly influenced knowledge-making in the greater Mediterranean and western Asian world. Islamicate scholars—meaning people influenced by Islamic civilization, regardless of their religious views—gave us terms such as “algebra,” “azimuth,” “algorithm,” “alcohol,” “alkali,” and “alembic.” We’ll dive

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Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20
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Earth Science: Crash Course History of Science #20

From 1600 to 1800, European physics and chemistry went through revolutions that made them quantitative, or numbers-based. Meanwhile, biology remained with natural history, and stuck with observation-based knowledge. But what about the study of the earth? In this field, natural

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Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4
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Life Begins: Crash Course Big History #4

Hi, I’m John Green and welcome to Crash Course Big History where today we are going to get a life. Or at least the Earth is going to get a life. But first, today we have to start with a

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Dutch Golden Age: Crash Course European History #15
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Dutch Golden Age: Crash Course European History #15

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So in the last episode, we saw the gentry and merchant class of the British Isles defeat the old aristocrat-backed, absolutist monarchy in the Glorious Revolution, ushering in a

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Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2
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Florence and the Renaissance: Crash Course European History #2

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, as you’ll recall from our previous episode, a declining European population due to disease and war in the 14th century meant that labor had become much more valuable,

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100 Years of Solitude Part 2: Crash Course Literature 307
The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26
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The Epic of Gilgamesh: Crash Course World Mythology #26

Hi, I’m Mike Rugnetta this is Crashcourse Mythology and today we’re returning to one of the world’s favorite texts, The Epic of Gilgamesh! This is one of the oldest written stories in the world. And it’s a great illustration of

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