World-systems theory in practice: leadership, production, and exchange

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999 - Business & Economics - 326 pages
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In the quarter century since Wallerstein first developed world systems theory (WST), scholars in a variety of disciplines have adopted the approach to explain intersocietal interaction on a grand scale. These essays bring to light archaeological data and analysis to show that many historic and prehistoric states lacked the mechanisms to dominate the distant (and in some cases, nearby) societies with which they interacted.

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On the Relationship Between Ethnographic
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The Ideological Consequences
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\P. Nick Kardulias is professor of anthropology at Wooster College.