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The Resource The Measure of Civilization : How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations

The Measure of Civilization : How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations

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The Measure of Civilization : How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
Title
The Measure of Civilization
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How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
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Language
eng
Summary
In the last thirty years, there have been fierce debates over how civilizations develop and why the West became so powerful. 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. Using a groundbreaking numerical index of social development that compares societies in different times and places, award-winning author Ian Morris sets forth a sweeping examination of Eastern and Western development across 15,000 years since the end of the last ice age. He offers surprising conclusions ab
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MHW
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The Measure of Civilization : How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
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The Measure of Civilization : How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1r2fj0
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : quantifying social development -- Methods and assumptions -- Energy capture -- Social organization -- War-making capacity -- Information technology -- Discussion : the limits and potential of measuring development
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1 online resource (401 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400844760
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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