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978-0-7656-0180-3 / 076560180X

Lifelines from Our Past: A New World History (Sources & Studies in World History)

by Stavrianos, L. S.

Publisher:M.E. Sharpe

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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This book offers an extraordinary interpretation of world history, from the paleolithic era to the present. Renowned historian L.S. Stavrianos conceptualizes human history into three categories: kinship societies, tributary societies, and capitalist societies. In each, he discerns and studies four "life-line" issues - ecology, gender relations, social relations, and war - that encompass the broadest areas of human experience. The revised edition projects forward to the twenty-first century, offer