The Resource The creation of inequality : how our prehistoric ancestors set the stage for monarchy, slavery, and empire, Kent Flannery, Joyce Marcus, (electronic resource)

The creation of inequality : how our prehistoric ancestors set the stage for monarchy, slavery, and empire, Kent Flannery, Joyce Marcus, (electronic resource)

Label
The creation of inequality : how our prehistoric ancestors set the stage for monarchy, slavery, and empire
Title
The creation of inequality
Title remainder
how our prehistoric ancestors set the stage for monarchy, slavery, and empire
Statement of responsibility
Kent Flannery, Joyce Marcus
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN740
LC item number
.F54 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The creation of inequality : how our prehistoric ancestors set the stage for monarchy, slavery, and empire, Kent Flannery, Joyce Marcus, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 567-614) and index
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  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
pt. 1. Starting out equal -- Genesis and exodus -- Rousseau's "state of nature" -- Ancestors and enemies -- Why our ancestors had religion and the arts -- Inequality without agriculture -- pt. 2. Balancing prestige and equality -- Agriculture and achieved renown -- The ritual buildings of achievement-based societies -- The prehistory of the ritual house -- Prestige and equality in four Native American societies -- pt. 3. Societies that made inequality hereditary -- The rise and fall of hereditary inequality in farming societies -- Three sources of power in chiefly societies -- From ritual house to temple in the Americas -- Aristocracy without chiefs -- Temples and inequality in early Mesopotamia -- The chiefly societies in our backyard -- How to turn rank into stratification : tales of the South Pacific -- pt. 4. Inequality in kingdoms and empires -- How to create a kingdom -- Three of the New World's first-generation kingdoms -- The land of the scorpion king -- Black ox hides and golden stools -- The nursery of civilization -- Graft and imperialism -- How new empires learn from old -- pt. 5. Resisting inequality -- Inequality and natural law
Control code
ocn794003565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 631 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674064973
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unknown
Other physical details
ill., maps
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22573/ctt2f19h7
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not applicable
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.b32974541
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794003565
  • jstor0674064976

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