James C. Scott: Ancestor Worship
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Show More The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies? by Jared Diamond.
Penguin, 498 pp., £8.99, September 2013, 978 0 14 102448 6Show More
“... arrangements we take for granted are the contingent result of a unique historical conjuncture. Jared Diamond, ornithologist, evolutionary biologist and geographer, is best known as the author of Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13,000 Years, one of the most influential accounts of how most of us came to live in places ...”