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Ten Thousand Years of Inequality

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Is wealth inequality a universal feature of human societies, or did early peoples live an egalitarian existence? How did inequality develop before the modern era? Did inequalities in wealth increase as people settled into a way of life dominated by farming and herding? Why in general do such disparities increase, and how recent are the high levels of wealth inequality now experienced in many developed nations? How can archaeologists tell?Ten Thousand Years of Inequality addresses these and other questions by presenting the first set of consistent quantitative measurements of ancient wealth inequality.

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Author(s):
Timothy A Kohler and Michael E Smith (Editors)
Condition:
New
Dimensions:
22.9 x 15.2 cm
Edition:
1st 2018
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0816537747
ISBN-13:
9780816537747
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Title:
Ten Thousand Years of Inequality

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Is wealth inequality a universal feature of human societies, or did early peoples live an egalitarian existence? How did inequality develop before the modern era? Did inequalities in wealth increase as people settled into a way of life dominated by farming and herding? Why in general do such disparities increase, and how recent are the high levels of wealth inequality now experienced in many developed nations? How can archaeologists tell?Ten Thousand Years of Inequality addresses these and other questions by presenting the first set of consistent quantitative measurements of ancient wealth inequality.

Author(s):
Timothy A Kohler and Michael E Smith (Editors)
Condition:
New
Dimensions:
22.9 x 15.2 cm
Edition:
1st 2018
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0816537747
ISBN-13:
9780816537747
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Title:
Ten Thousand Years of Inequality

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