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How Societies Change.

Author: Daniel Chirot
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2011.
Series: Sociology for a new century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, the only brief and affordable macro-sociology text available for undergraduates, describes how societies have changed over the past five thousand years. The discussion focuses on the idea that industrial societies, despite their great success, have created a new set of recurring and unsolved problems which will serve as a major impetus for further social change. This book explores development through  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chirot, Daniel.
How Societies Change.
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Chirot
ISBN: 9781452237152 1452237158 9781452221014 1452221014
OCLC Number: 869094169
Description: 1 online resource (185 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 --
Evolution and Early Human Societies; Chapter 2 --
Agrarian Societies; Chapter 3 --
The Rise of the West; Chapter 4 --
The Modern Era; Chapter 5 --
Toward a Theory of Social Change; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Sociology for a new century.

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How do the world's societies differ from each other? What were the reasons for change in the past, and do they help us in predicting change in the future? This title encourages students to ask these  Read more...

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