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The Evolution of Social Institutions

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 How Do People Get Big Things Done?
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    Chapter 3 Social Institutions and Basic Principles of Societal Organization
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    Chapter 4 The Evolution of Sociopolitical Organizations
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    Chapter 5 Origins of the State and Urbanization: Regional Perspectives
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    Chapter 6 Fast Way Upstairs: Transformation of Assyrian Hereditary Rulership in the Late Bronze Age
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    Chapter 7 Evolution of Sociopolitical Institutions in North-East Yemen (The 1st Millennium BCE–The 2nd Millennium CE)
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    Chapter 8 Heterarchy and Hierarchy in Eurasian Steppes
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    Chapter 9 Evolution of Confucianism: Construction of Confucian Pacifism and Confucian Autocracy in Chinese History
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    Chapter 10 A Pathway to Emergent Social Complexity and State Power: A View from Southeast Asia
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    Chapter 11 Institutional Evolution of Ancient Greece
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    Chapter 12 Basic Features of Political Organization and Social Structure of Rurikid Polity in the Tenth Century
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    Chapter 13 The People and Its King: A Theory of Royal Power in the Thirteenth-Century Castilian Kingdom
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    Chapter 14 Bacon’s Playbook: An Unorthodox Exploration of the Social Institutions of Western Modernity
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    Chapter 15 The Benin Kingdom (13th–19th Centuries): Megacommunity as Sociopolitical System
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    Chapter 16 The Evolution of Social Institutions in the British Protectorate of Nyasaland (Now the Republic of Malawi)
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    Chapter 17 The Role of Traditional Leaders in the Political Life of West Africa: The Case of Ghana
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    Chapter 18 Sociopolitical Structural Tensions and the Dynamics of Culture Change in Middle-Range Societies of the Northern Plateau of Northwestern North America, ca. 1800–400 cal. B.P.
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    Chapter 19 Social Institutions and the Differential Development of Northern Iroquoian Confederacies
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    Chapter 20 The Transformation of Social Institutions in the North American Southeast
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    Chapter 21 To Save the Town Harmless: Social Evolution in Early New England
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    Chapter 22 Mesoamerica as an Assemblage of Institutions
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    Chapter 23 People, Fields, and Strategies: Dissecting Political Institutions in the Tequila Valleys of Western Mexico
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    Chapter 24 The Evolution of Social Institutions in the Central Andes
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    Chapter 25 Power Theory and the Rise and Reproduction of Patriarchy in Contact-Era New Guinea
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    Chapter 26 Polynesia: Sociopolitical Evolution
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    Chapter 27 Building Societies on Outer Islands: Sociopolitical Institutions and Their Names in Polynesian Outliers
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    Chapter 28 In Conclusion: Two Thoughts
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Book title
The Evolution of Social Institutions
Published by
Springer, Cham, January 2020
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-51437-2_1
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-051436-5, 978-3-03-051437-2

Dmitri M. Bondarenko

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