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The World Until Yesterday

Pub Date : 2012-12-31 | Author : Jared Diamond | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101606001
ISBN 13 : 1101606002

The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can ma..

Technology Literacy And The Evolution Of Society

Pub Date : 2013-06-17 | Author : David R. Olson | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 9781134812981
ISBN 13 : 1134812981

Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society..

The Domestication Of The Savage Mind

Pub Date : 1977-11-24 | Author : Jack Goody | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521292425
ISBN 13 : 9780521292429

Professor Goody's research in West Africa resulted in finding an alternative way of thinking about 'traditional' societies...

Perspectives On Literacy

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : Eugene R. Kintgen | Publisher : SIU Press

ISBN 10 : 0809314584
ISBN 13 : 9780809314584

The 28 essays reprinted here are arranged in four sections that offer theoretical, historical, educational, and community perspectives on the whole topic of literacy. In addition t..

Cross Cultural Approaches To Literacy

Pub Date : 1993-03-25 | Author : Brian V. Street | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521409640
ISBN 13 : 9780521409643

Brian Street's volume investigates the meanings and uses of literacy in different cultures and societies. These largely ethnographic essays bring together anthropological and lingu..

The Legacies Of Literacy

Pub Date : 1987 | Author : Harvey J. Graff | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253205980
ISBN 13 : 9780253205988

"This book will be a monumental contribution to the topic and a staple of scholarship for decades." —Michael B. Katz "A remarkable volume of critical synthesis and passionate rev..

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