My Publications

BOOKS
 
2022 How the Biosphere Works: Fresh Views Discovered While Growing Peppers. Boca Raton, Fl., The CRC Press.
 
2019 Big History and the Future of Humanity, Second Edition (Chinese). Beijing, CITIC Press.
 
2017  Big History and the Future of Humanity (Chinese). Shanghai, Truth & Wisdom Press.
 
2015  Big History and the Future of Humanity, Second Edition. Malden, MA, Oxford, UK, Wiley-Blackwell.
 
2015  Big History and the Future of Humanity (Arabic), translated by: Izzat Amer. Cairo, National Center for Translation and Enlightenment.
 
2011  El lugar del hombre en el cosmos: La Gran Historia y  el futuro de la humanidad. Barcelona, Spain, Editorial Critica.
 
2010  Big History and the Future of Humanity. Malden, MA, Oxford, UK, Wiley-Blackwell.
 
1996  The Structure of Big History: From the Big Bang Until Today. Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press. Free download here.
 
1995  San Nicolás de Zurite: Religion and daily life of a Peruvian Andean village in a changing world. Amsterdam, VU University Press. Free download here.
 
1994  Religious Regimes in Peru: Religion and state development in a long-term perspective and the effects in the Andean village of Zurite. Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press. Free download here.
 
 
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Fred Spier's publications, conferences attended and public lectures (pdf)
 
Online article: Thresholds of Increasing Complexity in Big History: A critical review Journal of Big History 5, 1 2022 (48-58)
 
Online article: On the social impact of the Apollo 8 Earthrise photo, or the lack of it? Journal of Big History 3, 3 2019 (157-189)
 
Online interview: ¿De la Big History a la Gran Historia? Conversaciones con Fred Spier - From Big History to la Gran Historia? A Conversation with Fred Spier por/by Carlos Daniel Pérez y/and César Augusto Duque Sánchez.  Journal of Big History, Vol. 3, 1 (135-158)
 
Online article: On the pursuit of academic research across all the disciplines. Journal of Big History 1, 1 2017 (20-39)
 
Book chapter: The Elusive Apollo 8 Earthrise Photo (2012, pdf)
 
Article: Big History Research (2011, pdf)
 
Online article: Complexity in Big History (2011), presented on invitation at the Santa Fe Institute Conference History, Big History, Metahistory at the Moana Surfrider Hotel, Oahu, Hawaii (2008). A book version was published by SFI in 2017.
 
Online article: Big History: The Emergence of an Interdisciplinary Science? (2009)
 
Article: How Big History Works (2005, pdf)
 
Online article: The Small History of the Amsterdam Big History course (2005)
 
Conference paper: Norbert Elias's Theory of Civilizing Processes Again Under Discussion: An exploration of the sociology of regimes (1994)
 
Book:The Structure of Big History (Ebook version, pdf)
 
Book:  San Nicolás de Zurite (Ebook version, pdf)
 
Book:  Religious Regimes in Peru (Ebook version, pdf)
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