Summary of William McGaughey's "Five Epochs of Civilization", which splits history into four epochs each centered on a key communication technology. The fifth epoch is his prediction of the future.
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Site attempts to explain the causes of historical social and cultural change, featuring articles about the discovery of agriculture, the invention of the steam engine, chemistry, and the nature of reality.
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Nathan Davis's "The next stage: society subsequent to capitalism". Modifies Historical Materialism to identify historical patterns, which are used to predict a future society.
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