Work, Sex and Power: The Forces that Shaped Our History by Willie Thompson

Work, Sex and Power: The Forces that Shaped Our History

byWillie Thompson

Kobo ebook | February 20, 2015

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Determining the forces that have shaped our history is always a contentious matter. Seen through the work of authors from Jared Diamond to Eric Hobsbawm, people’s fascination with what drives the actions of the human race is inexhaustible. In Work, Sex and Power, Willie Thompson deploys decades of experience as a historian in order to re-establish a materialist narrative of the entire span of human history, drawing on a vast range of contemporary research.

This book seeks to reach a much wider audience than his previous, more academic books. Purged of any jargon, this volume will be accessible to an audience who are relatively new to Marxism. It attempts to discuss and explain the foundations of social structures and themes that have recurred throughout the phases of global history in the interaction between humans and their environment. From communities of Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers to the machine-civilisation of recent centuries, Thompson takes us on a journey through the latest thinking in regard to long-term historical development.

Title:Work, Sex and Power: The Forces that Shaped Our HistoryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 20, 2015Publisher:Pluto PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1783712732

ISBN - 13:9781783712731

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