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Foundations of Social Inequality

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ISBN-10: 030644979X

ISBN-13: 9780306449796

Edition: 1995

Authors: T. Douglas Price, Gary M. Feinman

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In this authoritative volume, leading researchers offer diverse theoretical perspectives and a wide-range of information on the beginnings and nature of social inequality in past human societies. Their illuminating work investigates the role of status differentiation in traditional archaeological debates and major societal transitions. This volume features numerous case studies from the Old and New World spanning foraging societies to agricultural groups and complex states. Diachronic in view and archaeological in focus, this book will be of significant interest to archaeologists, anthropologists, and students.
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 7/31/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 290
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

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