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Agricultural productivity in past societies : Toward an empirically informed model for testing cultural evolutionary hypotheses
Agricultural productivity, and its variation in space and time, plays a fundamental role in many theories of human social evolution. However, we often lack systematic information about the productivity of past agricultural ...
Seshat: The Global History Databank
The vast amount of knowledge about past human societies has not been systematically organized and, therefore, remains inaccessible for empirically testing theories about cultural evolution and historical dynamics. For ...
A Historical Database of Sociocultural Evolution
The origin of human ultrasociality—the ability to cooperate in huge groups of genetically unrelated individuals—has long interested evolutionary and social theorists, but there has been little systematic empirical research ...
Henry Addison’s advice manuals for expatriates and the construction of identity in 19th-century British communities on the Continent
(Pisa University Press, 2010)
This chapter analyses the advice that Henry Addison (1805-76) provides the readers of his two advice manuals for prospective 19th-century British expatriates on the continent on the issues of identity and Englishness. Light ...