Public Choice

, Volume 172, Issue 3–4, pp 545–548 | Cite as

Walter Scheidel: The great leveler: violence and the history of inequality from the stone age to the twenty-first century

Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017, xv + 504 pp, USD 35.00 (cloth)
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Study of Public ChoiceGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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