Early State Dynamics

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Henri J. M. Claessen, Pieter Van De Velde
Brill Archive, 1987 - Social Science - 216 pages
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Contents

Upward evolution suprasystem dominance and the Mature State
24
political processes in twentytwo Early States
39
The Early State and after in precolonial West Sudan Problems
54
Tyranny and democracy The evolution of politics in Ancient
70
First steps toward a marketintegrated economy in Aztec Mexico
91
The phenomenon ofgafol and its transformation
108
From tribute to taxation On the dynamics of the Early State
129
rise fall and in between
154
The Vijayanagara empire Reintegration of the agrarian order
170
The destruction of the Nyoro state
187
Contributors
202
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