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Reading History Sideways - a book by Thornton, Arland

Reading History Sideways

The Fallacy and Enduring Impact of the Developmental Paradigm on Family Life

Reading History Sideways( )
Author: Thornton, Arland
Series title:Population and Development Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

European and American scholars from the eighteenth through the mid-twentieth centuries thought that all societies passed through the same developmental stages, from primitive to advanced. Implicit in this developmental paradigm—one that has affected generations of thought on societal development—was the assumption that one could "read history sideways." That is, one could see what the earlier stages of a modern Western society looked like by examining contemporaneous...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.074 Pounds

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