Why The West Rules For Now

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429977043
Size: 22.83 MB
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The book brings together the latest findings across disciplines—from ancient history to neuroscience—not only to explain why the West came to rule the world but also to predict what the future will bring in the next hundred years.

Why The West Rules For Now

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847652948
Size: 38.25 MB
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But both approaches have misunderstood the shape of history. Ian Morris presents a startling new theory.

Foragers Farmers And Fossil Fuels

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400865514
Size: 77.20 MB
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Originating as the Tanner Lectures delivered at Princeton University, the book includes challenging responses by classicist Richard Seaford, historian of China Jonathan Spence, philosopher Christine Korsgaard, and novelist Margaret Atwood.

The Measure Of Civilization

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400844762
Size: 41.38 MB
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The Measure of Civilization presents a brand-new way of investigating these questions and provides new tools for assessing the long-term growth of societies.

War What Is It Good For

Author: Ian Morris
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374711038
Size: 27.68 MB
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What Is It Good For?, the renowned historian and archaeologist Ian Morris tells the gruesome, gripping story of fifteen thousand years of war, going beyond the battles and brutality to reveal what war has really done to and for the world.

The Rule Of The Clan

Author: Mark S. Weiner
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1466836385
Size: 34.31 MB
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A revealing look at the role kin-based societies have played throughout history and around the world A lively, wide-ranging meditation on human development that offers surprising lessons for the future of modern individualism, The Rule of ...

War In Human Civilization

Author: Azar Gat
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191622818
Size: 23.97 MB
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In the process, the book generates an astonishing wealth of original and fascinating insights on all major aspects of humankind's remarkable journey through the ages, engaging a wide range of disciplines, from anthropology and evolutionary ...

The Better Angels Of Our Nature

Author: Steven Pinker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544643
Size: 21.39 MB
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How has this happened? This groundbreaking book continues Pinker's exploration of the esesnce of human nature, mixing psychology and history to provide a remarkable picture of an increasingly nonviolent world.

1493

Author: Charles C. Mann
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307596729
Size: 18.42 MB
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In 1493, Charles Mann gives us an eye-opening scientific interpretation of our past, unequaled in its authority and fascination. From the Hardcover edition.