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I do, however, hope to give the reader a useful way of thinking about why some things change and others do not. While addressing these questions, the book also seeks to broaden somewhat the knowledge that students have about the chirof types of human societies that have existed.

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The arguments are too general, and often too obviously summaries of well-known positions taken by whole schools of social thought, to warrant a danlel scholarly apparatus.

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Basic Books How Societies Change Daniel Chirot. It is a fascinating book, but I feel that it should be classified under the genre of history instead of sociology.

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