Becoming Human places human sociocultural activity within the framework of modern evolutionary theory and shows how biology creates the conditions under which culture does its work.
We all have the sense that the American economy - and its government - tilts toward big business, but as Joseph E.
Some went on to create governments that were accountable to their constituents.
We take these institutions for granted, but they are absent or are unable to perform in many of today’s developing countries—with often disastrous consequences for the rest of the world.
Postcolonialism explores the political, social, and cultural effects of decolonization, continuing the anti-colonial challenge to western dominance. every one should learn the truth about globalization and how it works, and its origins.
This lively and innovative account of both the history and key debates of postcolonialism discusses its importance as an historical condition, and as a means of changing the way we think about the world. By focusing on the concrete, what the fascists did rather than what they said, the esteemed historian Robert O. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up "enemies of the state", through Mussolini's rise to power, to Germany's fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others. According to Professor Noble, it is "much more than human and political geography," encompassing myriad forms of political and institutional structures - from monarchies to participatory republics - and its own traditions of political discourse.
The previous edition of this now-classic book revealed the existence and subversive manipulations of "economic hit men".
John Perkins wrote that economic hit men (EHM) "are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars.
It involves choices about who gets to participate in any given society and the ways in which societies have resolved the tension between individual self-interest and the common good. This course will challenge all the stereotypes you were taught concerning the moral, economic, intellectual, religious and philosophical superiority of the west and its fated dominance of the rest of the world.
This clearly written and engrossing book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world from 1400 to the present. It is a thought provoking examination of the forces at work in recent history with plenty of surprises for the student.