Each Age Gets the Inequality It Needs: 20,000 Years of Hierarchy

The degree of inequality in society has been determined by changes in how we capture energy from the environment – but what does this mean for the future? Prof. Ian Morris, Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS for 2015-16, explores the past and the future.
Photo: Pachacútec, a desert suburb of Lima, Peru

LSE Ideas | 15th March 2016