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 ...
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 ...
Jack Goody - Social Science - 1998 - 305 pages
Describes the evolution of cuisines from both the East and West, their influence on the rest of the world, and taboos associated with certain foods and drinks.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.