Why did advanced material civilizations not first develop in Africa?
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Dugan, D. (2004). Why did advanced material civilizations not first develop in Africa? [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/700
In answer to David Dugan, Joel Mokyr tries to answer the puzzle of why it was not in Africa, the home of humans, that the first advanced technologies emerged. Among the factors considered are tropical soils, disease and philosophies.
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