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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century - Scheidel, Walter
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"Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never dies peacefully. Inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and increases when peace and stability return. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality over the full sweep of human ...

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century 2018, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691183251

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century 2018, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691192673

Trade paperback

The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century 2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691165028

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century 2017, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781541464131

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