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Human societies : an introduction to macrosociology

Author: Patrick Nolan; Gerhard Lenski
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Paradigm Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Human Societies is written for sociology students confronted by a rapidly changing world. It covers a broad range of human experience from the Stone Age to the Present.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Nolan; Gerhard Lenski
ISBN: 1594510237 9781594510236
OCLC Number: 53144726
Description: xiv, 430 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: PART ONE: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS; The Human Situation; Human Societies as Sociocultural Systems; The Evolution of Human Societies; Types of Human Societies; PART TWO: PREINDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES; Hunting and Gathering Societies; Horticultural Societies; Agrarian Societies; Some Evolutionary Bypaths and a Brief Review; PART THREE: INDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES AND INDUSTRIALIZING SOCIETIES; The Industrial Revolution; Industrial Societies.
Responsibility: Patrick Nolan, Gerhard Lenski.
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"'This is a well-written and carefully researched book that never panders to students, but also does not lose them with too much complexity.' Peter Kivisto, Augustana College"

 
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