A new understanding of human history and the roots of inequality | David Wengrow

A new understanding of human history and the roots of inequality | David Wengrow

By TED

TED Talks Daily

Friday, 22 July

What if the commonly accepted narratives about the foundation of civilization are all wrong? Drawing on groundbreaking research, archaeologist David Wengrow challenges traditional thinking about the social evolution of humanity -- from the invention of agriculture to the formation of cities and class systems -- and explains how rethinking history can radically change our perspective on inequality and modern life.
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