The Eurasian miracle / Jack Goody.

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Published: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2010.
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Format: Book
Table of Contents:
  • Alternation or supremacy?
  • Why European and not Eurasian?
  • Domestic aspects of the 'miracle'
  • Eurasia and the Bronze Age
  • Merchants and their role in alternation
  • Merchant wealth and puritanical asceticism
  • Towards a knowledge society
  • The temporary advantage in alternation of the post-Renaissance west
  • Alternation in Eurasia
  • Appendix 1. Arguments of the Europeanists
  • Appendix 2. Water in east and west.