The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211

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John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 22 March 2016
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In which John Green teaches you about the Bronze Age civilization in what we today call the Middle East, and how the vast, interconnected civilization that encompassed Egypt, The Levant, and Mesopotamia came to an end. What's that you say? There was no such civilization? Your word against ours. John will argue that through a complex network of trade and alliances, there was a loosely confederated and relatively continuous civilization in the region. Why it all fell apart was a mystery. Was it the invasion of the Sea People? An earthquake storm? Or just a general collapse, to which complex systems are prone? We'll look into a few of these possibilities. As usual with Crash Course, we may not come up with a definitive answer, but it sure is a lot of fun to think about.

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CrashCourse, . (2016, March 22). The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/820/the-end-of-civilization-in-the-bronze-age-crash-co/

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CrashCourse, . "The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/820/the-end-of-civilization-in-the-bronze-age-crash-co/.

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CrashCourse, . "The End of Civilization in the Bronze Age: Crash Course World History 211." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2016. Web. 28 Jul 2021.