The normal tendencies of human civilizations towards stasis; a brief map of history
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Macfarlane, A. (2004). The normal tendencies of human civilizations towards stasis; a brief map of history [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/564
Standing on a beach in Australia, Alan Macfarlane illustrates with drawings on the sand the normal tendencies of types of civilization to reach an equilibrium and the extraordinary break-through in the very recent past of the industrial revolution.
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