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A question of complexity Michael Rowlands
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19th century African analysis ancient Andriamasinavalona Andrianampoinimerina Anthropology Anuradhapura archaeology argued autonomy Aztec Bronze Age Brumfiel Buddhist Cambridge University Press Cameroon capital capitalist central centre chapter chiefdoms Christopher Tilley civilization Clark colonial complex societies concepts context cosmology culture Daniel defined differentiation discourse Disney Professors Domination and resistance economic elite emergence empire Europe European example excavations existence exploitation factional competition force formation forms Foucault Garrod Gledhill groups hierarchy historical human identity ideology important inaugural lecture individual institutional inversion labour London Marx Marxist material Merina Mesoamerica military modern monastery monastic nature Nigeria organization Palaeolithic particular peasant period political Polonnaruva population position prehistory principles production referred region relationship Renfrew ritual role Rowlands rulers social relations sociopolitical specific Sri Lanka strategy structure surplus symbolic Tenochtitlan theory trade traditional Upper Palaeolithic urban Valley of Mexico Western