General and topical world history

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Book note on William Eckhardt, Civilizations, Empires and Wars
By Mark Douglas Whitaker, 12 May 1999. The study covers 5000 years of history from 3000 B.C. to 2000 A.D. and combines history with social science techniques and theory in order to examine the conceptual triangle “civilization”—“empire” — “war”.
A brief history of humanity
By Richard Moore, Wexford, Ireland, 19 June 2004. Chapter I of Richard Moore's book, Escaping the Matrix: How We the People can change the world. Primordial societies and cultural evolution; Agriculture and the emergence of elite-ruled civilizations; The evolution of hierarchical organizations.