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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 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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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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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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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 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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