This important new book investigates how the West attained its current position of economic and social advantage. In an incisive historical analysis, Jack Goody examines when and why Europe (and Anglo-America) started to outstrip all other continents in socio-economic growth.
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(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Polity Press
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Author Biography - Jack Goody
Jack Goody is Emeritus William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at St. Johns College, Cambridge