A Concise History of the World (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

By Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

This ebook tells the tale of humankind as manufacturers and reproducers from the Paleolithic to the current. well known social and cultural historian Merry Wiesner-Hanks brings a brand new point of view to global historical past through studying social and cultural advancements around the globe, together with households and family members teams, social and gender hierarchies, sexuality, race and ethnicity, exertions, faith, intake, and fabric tradition. She examines how those buildings and actions replaced over the years via neighborhood techniques and interactions with different cultures, highlighting key advancements that outlined specific eras similar to the expansion of towns or the production of a world buying and selling community. Incorporating foragers, farmers and manufacturing facility staff besides shamans, scribes and secretaries, the booklet widens and elongates human heritage. It makes comparisons and generalizations, but in addition notes diversities and particularities, because it examines the social and cultural concerns which are on the center of huge questions in global background today.

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