|By (author):||Graeber, David|
|By (author):||Wengrow, David|
|Subject:||HISTORY / Civilization|
|NON-FICTION / General|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & Social|
|SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology|
|Publisher:||McClelland & Stewart|
|Size:||9.00in x 6.00in|
|From The Publisher*|
Renowned activist and public intellectual David Graeber teams up with professor of comparative archaeology David Wengrow to deliver a trailblazing account of human history, challenging our most fundamental assumptions about social evolution--from the development of agriculture and cities to the emergence of "the state," political violence, and social inequality--and revealing new possibilities for human emancipation.
DAVID GRAEBER was a Professor of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, and the author of Debt: The First 5,000 Years and Bullshit Jobs: A Theory. An iconic thinker and renowned activist, Graeber and his early efforts in Zuccotti Park made Occupy Wall Street an era-defining movement. He died on September 2, 2020.DAVID WENGROW is professor of comparative archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and has been a visiting professor at New York University. He is the author of three books, including What Makes Civilization? Wengrow conducts archaeological fieldwork in various parts of Africa and the Middle East.