Het begin van alles : een nieuwe geschiedenis van de mensheid

David Graeber (author), David Wengrow (author)

Het begin van alles : een nieuwe geschiedenis van de mensheid

** NEDERLANDSE VERTALING VERSCHIJNT MAART 2022 ** The Dawn of Everything is het langverwachte boek van David Graeber en David Wengrow. Sinds jaar en dag worden onze vroege voorouders afgeschilderd als primitief en kinderlijk – soms als vrije en gelijke mensen, soms als oorlogzuchtige barbaren. Beschaving, zo gaat het verhaal, is niet meer dan het opgeven van de oorspronkelijke vrijheden of, in
Het begin van alles : een nieuwe geschiedenis van de mensheid
David Graeber David Wengrow
Original language
Original title
The dawn of everything : a new history of humanity
Amsterdam: Maven Publishing, 2022
655 p. : ill.
9789493213265 (paperback)

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About David Graeber

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David Rolfe Graeber (; February 12, 1961 – September 2, 2020) was an American anthropologist and anarchist activist. His influential work in economic anthropology, particularly his books Debt: The First 5,000 Years (2011) and Bullshit Jobs (2018), and his leading role in the Occupy movement, earned him recognition as one of the foremost anthropologists and left-wing thinkers of his time.

Born in New York to a working-class Jewish family, Graeber studied at Purchase College and the University of Chicago, where he conducted ethnographic research in Madagascar under Marshall Sahlins and obtained his doctorate in 1996. He was an assistant professor at Yale University from 1998 to 2005, when the university controversially decided not to renew his contract before he was eligible for tenure. Unable to secure another position in the United States, he entered an "academic exile" in England, where he was a lecturer and rea…Read more on Wikipedia