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The great divide : history and human nature in the Old World and the New, Peter Watson

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The great divide : history and human nature in the Old World and the New
Title
The great divide
Title remainder
history and human nature in the Old World and the New
Statement of responsibility
Peter Watson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compares and contrasts the development of humankind in the old world and the new between 15,000 B.C. and 1500 A.D., and cites climate, domesticable animals, and hallucinogenic plants as the reasons for the discrepancy"--Provided by publisher
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DKDLA
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1943-
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Watson, Peter
Dewey number
909
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1943-
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Watson, Peter
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  • World history
  • Civilization
  • Eastern Hemisphere
  • Western Hemisphere
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The great divide : history and human nature in the Old World and the New, Peter Watson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-586) and index
Contents
Introduction: 15000 BC-AD 1500 : a unique period in human history -- How the first Amerians differed from Old World peoples -- How nature differs in the Old World and the New -- Why human nature evolved differently in the Old World and the New -- Conclusion: The shaman and shepherd : the great divide -- Appendix 1: The (never-ending) dispute of the New World -- Appendix 2 (available online): From 100,000 kin groups to 190 sovereign states : some patterns in cultural evolution
Control code
000050585714
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xxviii, 610 s.
Isbn
9780753828458
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps.
System control number
(OCoLC)826631637
Label
The great divide : history and human nature in the Old World and the New, Peter Watson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-586) and index
Contents
Introduction: 15000 BC-AD 1500 : a unique period in human history -- How the first Amerians differed from Old World peoples -- How nature differs in the Old World and the New -- Why human nature evolved differently in the Old World and the New -- Conclusion: The shaman and shepherd : the great divide -- Appendix 1: The (never-ending) dispute of the New World -- Appendix 2 (available online): From 100,000 kin groups to 190 sovereign states : some patterns in cultural evolution
Control code
000050585714
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xxviii, 610 s.
Isbn
9780753828458
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., maps.
System control number
(OCoLC)826631637

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