The Early State

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Henri J. M. Claessen, Peter Skalnik
Walter de Gruyter, 2011 M11 2 - 701 pages
 

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Contents

THESIS
1
Theories and Hypotheses
3
A Reappraisal
31
3 Some Theoretical Problems of the Study of the Early State
77
4 The Origin of the State Among the Nomads of Asia
93
ANTITHESIS
109
Society and State
111
Pastoral Hegemony
131
17 The Kuba State
359
18 The Mauryan State
381
19 The Early State in Norway
403
20 The Early State Among the Scythians
425
21 Early State in Tahiti
441
22 Early States in the Voltaic Basin
469
23 Yoruba CityStates at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century
495
24 Zande
511

7 Axum
151
8 The Legitimation of the Aztec State
169
9 China
191
10 The Early State in Ancient Egypt
213
11 The Early State in France
235
12 Early States in Ancient Georgia
257
13 The Early State in Hawaii
269
14 Early State of the Incas
289
15 The Galla State of Jimma Abba Jifar
321
The Character of Early Statelike Formations in the Hill Districts of Northeast India
339
SYNTHESIS
531
A Structural Approach
533
26 The Early State as a Process
597
Beginning and End of the Early State
619
Models and Reality
637
Biographical Notes
651
Index of Names
657
Index of Subjects
667
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