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Unformatted text preview: divided by 250) to score 1 point. Consumption per person - measured in kilocalories per day. Start in the year 2000 CE, when the average American burned through some 228,000 kilocalories per day. That …gure, certainly the highest in history, gets the west the full compliment of 250 points. Information technology. Warmaking and the technology of warfare. James A. Robinson (Harvard) The Emergence of Modern Economic Growth: A Comparative and Historical Analysis September 2, 2009 4 / 19 1000 900 800 700 600 west east 500 400 300 200 100 2000 CE 1000 CE 1 BCE/CE 1000 BCE 2000 BCE 4000 BCE 6000 BCE 10,000 BCE 14,000 BCE 0 date Figure 3.3. Keeping score: eastern and western social development since 14,000 BCE Source: Morris, Ian (2008) Why the West is Ahead – For Now, Chapter 3. 1000 100 west east 10 2000 CE 1000 CE 1 BCE/CE 1000 BCE 2000 BCE 4000 BCE 6000 BCE 10,000 BCE 14,000 BCE 1 date Figure 3.7. The growth of social development, 14,000 BCE-2000 CE, plotted on a log-linear scale. This may be the most useful way to present t...
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