Why is each new period of history shorter than the previous one?

Periods of human history are directly related to the technological development of mankind. Since the inception of mankind, technological shifts have occurred once every several tens, or even hundreds of thousands of years. But already with the advent of the first civilizations, technological leaps took place more and more often. Thus, periods of history were replaced.

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