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How society makes itself : history of political economic institutions

Author: Howard J Sherman
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the evolution of political, social, and economic institutions, weaving together strands of anthropology, sociology, political science, history, and economics. Focusing on the myth of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard J Sherman
ISBN: 0765616513 9780765616517
OCLC Number: 61176782
Description: 240 pages
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Prehistoric Communal Institutions in the Middle East; 2. Communal Equality to Slavery in the Middle East; 3. Slavery to Feudalism in Europe; 4. Feudalism to Capitalism in Europe; 5. Pre-Capitalism to Capitalism in the United States, 1776-1865; 6. Slavery in the United States, 1776-1865; 7. Rise of Corporate Capitalism in the United States, 1865-1900; 8. Growth and Depression in the United States, 1900-1940; 9. United States Development and Global Capitalism, 1940-2004; 10. United States Inequality under Global Capitalism, 1940-2004; 11. United States Instability and Environment under Global Capitalism, 1940-2004; 12. Rise and Fall of Soviet Institutions, 1917-1990; 13. Rise of United States Democratic Institutions; 14. Lessons from Social Evolution; Appendix: How War Has Evolved; Appendix: History of Evolutionary Thought; References; Index.
Responsibility: Howard J. Sherman.

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