Cultural Selection: Why Some Achievements Survive the Test of Time - and Other's Don't

Cultural Selection: Why Some Achievements Survive the Test of Time - and Other's Don't

by Gary Taylor
     
 

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"Acclaimed literary scholar Gary Taylor creates a new paradigm for understanding cultural history. He argues that culture is not what was done, but what is remembered and that the social competition am"

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"Acclaimed literary scholar Gary Taylor creates a new paradigm for understanding cultural history. He argues that culture is not what was done, but what is remembered and that the social competition am"

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New York Times Book Review
[An] original and striking analysis of culture.

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ISBN-13:
9780465044894
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
04/03/1997
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.91(h) x 0.90(d)

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"I recommend this work to anyone interested in the evolution of culture from ancient times to the Renaissance to the present."

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