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In this short book Jack Goody systematically dismantles this Eurocentric view of the world. He argues that we need to look for a Eurasian miracle that went back to the Urban Revolution of the Bronze Age, that affected the Near East, India and China well before Europe and that was much advanced by the adoption of writing.
|Publication date:||30th October 2009|
Jack Goody is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of St John's College.More About Jack Goody