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The Resource The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous, Joseph Henrich

The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous, Joseph Henrich

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The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous
Title
The WEIRDest people in the world
Title remainder
how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Henrich
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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"--
  • Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you're rather psychologically peculiar. Henrich illuminates the origins and evolution of family structures, marriage, and religion, and the profound impact these cultural transformations had on human psychology. Mapping these shifts through ancient history and late antiquity, Henrich reveals that the most fundamental institutions of kinship and marriage changed dramatically under pressure from the Roman Catholic Church. It was these changes that gave rise to the WEIRD psychology that would lay the foundation for the modern world. -- adapted from jacket
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Henrich, Joseph Patrick
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Social interaction
  • Human evolution
  • Psychologie cognitive
  • Psychologie du développement
  • Interaction sociale
  • Homme
  • PSYCHOLOGY / General
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Human evolution
  • Social interaction
Label
The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous, Joseph Henrich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [585]-656) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Of commerce and cooperation
  • Domesticating the competition
  • Market mentalities
  • Law, science, and religion
  • Escape velocity
  • The dark matter of history
  • 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
Control code
1145924881
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 680 pages
Isbn
9780374173227
Lccn
2020012447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)1145924881
Label
The WEIRDest people in the world : how the West became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous, Joseph Henrich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [585]-656) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Of commerce and cooperation
  • Domesticating the competition
  • Market mentalities
  • Law, science, and religion
  • Escape velocity
  • The dark matter of history
  • 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
Control code
1145924881
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 680 pages
Isbn
9780374173227
Lccn
2020012447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
WorldCat record variable field(s) change: 650
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)1145924881

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