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The Resource The human swarm : how our societies arise, thrive, and fall, Mark W. Moffett

The human swarm : how our societies arise, thrive, and fall, Mark W. Moffett

Label
The human swarm : how our societies arise, thrive, and fall
Title
The human swarm
Title remainder
how our societies arise, thrive, and fall
Statement of responsibility
Mark W. Moffett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moffett, Mark W
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sociology
  • Communities
Target audience
adult
Label
The human swarm : how our societies arise, thrive, and fall, Mark W. Moffett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Affiliation and recognition. What a society isn't (and what it is) ; What vertebrates get out of being in a society ; On the move ; Individual recognition -- Anonymous societies. Ants and humans, apples and oranges ; The ultimate nationalists ; Anonymous humans -- Hunter-gatherers until recent times. Band societies ; The nomadic life ; Settling down -- The deep history of human anonymous societies. Pant hoots and passwords ; Sensing others ; Stereotypes and stories ; The great chain ; Grand unions ; Putting kin in their place -- Peace and conflict. Is conflict necessary? ; Playing well with others -- The life and death of societies. The lifecycle of societies ; The dynamic "us" ; Inventing foreigners and the death of societies -- Tribes to nations. Turning a village into a conquering society ; Building and breaking a nation -- From captive to neighbor...to global citizen? The rise of ethnicities ; Divided we stand ; The inevitability of societies -- Conclusion: identities shift and societies shatter -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
on1080600557
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 468 pages
Isbn
9780465055685
Lccn
2018038761
Label
The human swarm : how our societies arise, thrive, and fall, Mark W. Moffett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Affiliation and recognition. What a society isn't (and what it is) ; What vertebrates get out of being in a society ; On the move ; Individual recognition -- Anonymous societies. Ants and humans, apples and oranges ; The ultimate nationalists ; Anonymous humans -- Hunter-gatherers until recent times. Band societies ; The nomadic life ; Settling down -- The deep history of human anonymous societies. Pant hoots and passwords ; Sensing others ; Stereotypes and stories ; The great chain ; Grand unions ; Putting kin in their place -- Peace and conflict. Is conflict necessary? ; Playing well with others -- The life and death of societies. The lifecycle of societies ; The dynamic "us" ; Inventing foreigners and the death of societies -- Tribes to nations. Turning a village into a conquering society ; Building and breaking a nation -- From captive to neighbor...to global citizen? The rise of ethnicities ; Divided we stand ; The inevitability of societies -- Conclusion: identities shift and societies shatter -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
on1080600557
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 468 pages
Isbn
9780465055685
Lccn
2018038761

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