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Savages and civilization : who will survive? / Jack Weatherford.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Mooresville PL - Mooresville 305.8 WEA (Text) 37323005394161 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0449909573
  • ISBN: 9780449909577
  • ISBN: 0517588609
  • ISBN: 9780517588604
  • Physical Description: 310 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st Ballantine books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-300) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
I. Tribal culture and the origins of diversity. The end of the modern world -- The red heart of the desert -- The Ice Age revolution -- Crops, animals, and diseases -- Nomads across the heartland -- The camel and the quest for contact -- Civilization and slavery -- II. National culture and the rise of the global order. Tribe versus city -- Alexandria and the gift of knowledge -- The technology of nationalism -- The silver ship across the Pacific -- Civilization and its environment -- The lonely Tasmanian -- III. World culture and ethnic chaos. Romancing the savage -- Cannibals and colonials -- Micro-nations -- Tribal technology -- Cultural castaways -- Survival of the savage -- The crisis of civilization.
Subject: Ethnic relations.
Culture conflict.
Civilization.
Indigenous peoples.

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