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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
This vigorously argued book reveals the central role that Islam has played in European history. Following the movement of people, culture and religion from East to West, Goody ...
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Metals, Culture and Capitalism: An Essay on the Origins of the Modern World

Jack Goody - History - 2012 - 349 pages
A landmark exploration of the role of metals across Europe and Asia from the Bronze Age to the Industrial Revolution.
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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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Institutional and cultural variables in Africa's population growth

Jack Goody - Political Science - 2000 - 36 pages
This essay deals with the theme of population growth, family systems and economic organization in the African region. The author asks why rural Africa has not peaked in its ...
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Comparative Studies in Kinship

Jack Goody - Social Science - 2004 - 261 pages
Against the background of the problems involved in the comparative study of human society, the essays in this book show the comparative ideal in practice, which combines ...
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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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Bridewealth and Dowry

Jack Goody, Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah - Social Science - 1973 - 169 pages
In these insightful 1973 papers two leading authorities make a wide-ranging review of ideas and materials on bridewealth and dowry.
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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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