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Capitalism and Modernity: The Great Debate

Jack Goody - Political Science - 2013 - 208 pages
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 ...
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The East in the West

Jack Goody - Business & Economics - 1996 - 295 pages
A provocative, wide-ranging study which challenges our assumptions about Eastern 'backwardness'.
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The Eurasian Miracle

Jack Goody - Social Science - 2013 - 168 pages
The idea of long-term European dominance is characteristic of most evolutionary theories of human culture and society in the nineteenth century. It was commonly believed that ...
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Islam in Europe

Jack Goody - Religion - 2013 - 192 pages
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The Logic of Writing and the Organization of Society

Jack Goody - Social Science - 1986 - 213 pages
Author is particularly concerned with ancient Near East and contemporary West Africa.
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Cooking, Cuisine and Class: A Study in Comparative Sociology

Jack Goody - Social Science - 1982 - 253 pages
The preparation, serving and eating of food are common features of all human societies, and have been the focus of study for numerous anthropologists - from Sir James Frazer ...
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The Interface Between the Written and the Oral

Jack Goody - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1987 - 328 pages
Whilst the fundamental significance of the spoken language for human interaction is widely acknowledged, that of writing is less well known, and in this wide-ranging series of ...
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The Domestication of the Savage Mind

Jack Goody - Social Science - 1977 - 179 pages
Professor Goody's research in West Africa resulted in finding an alternative way of thinking about 'traditional' societies.
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The Development of the Family and Marriage in Europe

Jack Goody - History - 1983 - 308 pages
Around 300 A.D. European patterns of marriage and kinship were turned on their head. What had previously been the norm - marriage to close kin - became the new taboo. The same ...
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