The Measure of Civilization: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations

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The Measure of Civilization: How Social Development Decides the Fate of Nations
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Tables xiii
  • Preface xv
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction- Quantifying Social Development 1
  • Chapter 2 - Methods and Assumptions 25
  • Chapter 3 - Energy Capture 53
  • Chapter 4 - Social Organization 144
  • Chapter 5 - War-Making Capacity 173
  • Chapter 6 - Information Technology 218
  • Chapter 7 - Discussion- The Limits and Potential of Measuring Development 238
  • Notes 265
  • References 321
  • Index 375
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