The Early State

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Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1978 - Political Science - 689 pages
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Contents

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1
A Reappraisal
31
Some Theoretical Problems of the Study of the Early State
77
The Origin of the State Among the Nomads of Asia
93
ANTITHESIS
109
Pastoral Hegemony
131
Axum
151
The Legitimation of the Aztec State
169
The Kuba State
359
The Mauryan State
381
The Early State in Norway
403
The Early State Among the Scythians
425
Early State in Tahiti
441
Early States in the Voltaic Basin
469
Yoruba CityStates at the Turn of the Nineteenth
495
Zande
511

China
191
The Early State in Ancient Egypt
213
The Early State in France
235
The Early State in Hawaii
269
Early State of the Incas
289
The Galla State of Jimma Abba Jifar
321
The Character of Early Statelike
339
synthesis
531
The Early State as a Process
597
Beginning and End of the Early State
619
Models and Reality
637
Biographical Notes
651
Index of Subjects
667
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About the author (1978)

Peter Skalnick is senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He is coeditor (with Claessen) of "The Early State "and the "Study of the State, "and has written many articles.

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