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Figuring Out The Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics that Explain World History

Author: Peter Turchin & Daniel Hoyer.

Figuring Out The Past: The 3,495 Vital Statistics that Explain World History

Author: Peter Turchin & Daniel Hoyer.

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Item #: D31518
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2020
Publisher: Economist
ISBN: 9781788161923
What was the tallest building of the ancient world? What was the plumbing like in medieval Byzantium? And just how much was the average wage in the Mughal Empire? We are used to thinking about history in terms of stories, yet we understand our own world through data. Combing through history, Peter Turchin and Dan Hoyer dive into the numbers that reveal the t... More
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What was the tallest building of the ancient world? What was the plumbing like in medieval Byzantium? And just how much was the average wage in the Mughal Empire? We are used to thinking about history in terms of stories, yet we understand our own world through data. Combing through history, Peter Turchin and Dan Hoyer dive into the numbers that reveal the true shape of the past, delivering statistics and commentary on the spread of writing, bronze, monogamy, gunpowder, and the postal service.


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