History Extra podcast

The origins of civilisation

36:53 | Dec 18th, 2017

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Yale political scientist James C Scott talks to us about his new book, Against the Grain, which explores some of the key questions around early agriculture and state-building.

epekilisApr 13th, 2018

New learnings about the beginnings of agriculture and settled habitations. I’ve learned so much from this episode that I’ve played it at least 10 times and I’m not done yet.