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The Eurasian Miracle

Jack Goody - History - 2010 - 159 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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Food and Love: A Cultural History of East and West

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.
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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 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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Production and Reproduction: A Comparative Study of the Domestic Domain

Jack Goody - Social Science - 1976 - 157 pages
An ambitious general study of the development of marriage, family and conjugal roles in the change from hoe to plough agriculture, relating African society to Asian and European.
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