The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous / Joseph Henrich.
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|Erlanger Branch||153 H518w 2020 (Text)||33126024309381||New Adult Nonfiction||Checked out||11/17/2020|
- ISBN: 9780374173227
- ISBN: 0374173222
- Physical Description: xvii, 680 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2020
The author uses WEIRD to denote a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
WEIRD psychology -- Making a cultural species -- Clans, states, and why you can't get here from there -- The gods are watching, behave! -- WEIRD families -- Psychological differences, families, and the church -- Europe and Asia -- WEIRD monogamy -- Of commerce and cooperation -- Domesticating the competition -- Market mentalities -- Law, science, and religion -- Escape velocity -- The dark matter of history.
"Harvard University's Joseph Henrich, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, delivers a bold, epic investigation into the development of the Western mind, global psychological diversity, and its impact on the world"-- Provided by publisher.
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