Walter Scheidel. The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century

  • Corey R. Payne The Arrighi Center for Global Studies Johns Hopkins University

Abstract

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Author Biography

Corey R. Payne, The Arrighi Center for Global Studies Johns Hopkins University
Ph.D. Student, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

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Published
2019-03-25
How to Cite
Payne, C. R. (2019). Walter Scheidel. The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the 21st Century. Journal of World-Systems Research, 25(1), 200-205. https://doi.org/10.5195/jwsr.2019.913