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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745631905
ISBN-10: 0745631908
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 210
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 17-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jack Goody

Jack Goody is Emeritus William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at St. Johns College, Cambridge

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