Emergent Complexity: The Evolution of Intermediate Societies (Archaeological Series)

Published by Intl Monographs in Prehistory, 1996
ISBN 10: 1879621207 / ISBN 13: 9781879621206
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Synopsis: Serious interest in the evolution and dynamics of intermediate societies in their own right has grown by leaps and bounds during the past decade. The purpose of this volume is to suggest new ways to model the many stimuli and processes by which cultural complexity emerges, emphasizing major organizational changes, not the appearance and disappearance of specific traits. All contributors share the view that it is time to fundamentally reconsider a variety of ideas about the emergence of complex organization. Their chapters present data from a broad range of case studies, including the Northwest Coast and British Columbia Plateau, California, the Plains, the Mississippian Southeast, the American Southwest, Spain, and Northern Europe.

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Title: Emergent Complexity: The Evolution of ...
Publisher: Intl Monographs in Prehistory
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Paperback
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Book Description Intl Monographs in Prehistory, Ann Arbor MI, 1996. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Archaeological Series 9. Not Ex-Library. Clean throughout with straight tight binding. No marks. Purchase supports the programs, operations and collections and collections preservation of the renowned Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Laboratory of Anthropology Library. Seller Inventory # 004506

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