posted on 11/29/2011 2:39:35 PM PST
and the following chapter
for the details to show that the relatively better conditions of the 19th and 20th century West are but a bump in the road of what has been the world standard from time immemorial. Look at other chapters about pre-WWII Germany and Austria.
You don't have to subscribe to the guy's theories to appreciate the historical and anthropological details.
posted on 11/29/2011 2:47:55 PM PST
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