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Title Alternative pathways to complexity : a collection of essays on architecture, economics, power, and cross-cultural analysis in honor of Richard E. Blanton / edited by Lane F. Fargher and Verenice Y. Heredia Espinoza.

Publication Info. Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016]


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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents It was the economy, stupid / Stephen A. Kowalewski -- Alternative pathways to power in formative Oaxaca / Arthur A. Joyce and Sarah B. Barber -- Built space as political fields : community vs. lineage strategies in the Tequila Valleys / Christopher S. Beekman -- Complexity without centralization : corporate power in postclassic Jalisco / Verenice Y. Heredia Espinoza -- Central Precinct Plaza : replication and corporate groups in Mesoamerica / Barbara L. Stark -- Featherwork as a commodity complex in the late postclassic Mesoamerican world system / Frances F. Berdan -- Classic Maya marketplaces and exchanges : examining market competition as a factor for understanding commodity distributions / Lisa J. LeCount -- Enduring nations and emergent states : rulership, subjecthood, and power in early Scandinavia / T.L. Thurston -- The Bakitara (Banyoro) of Uganda and collective action theory / Peter Robertshaw -- Cognitive codes and collective action at Mari and the Indus / Rita Wright -- "We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us" : interpreting architectural evolution in a Sinhalese Village / Deborah Winslow -- Network strategy and war / Peter N. Peregrine and Carol R. Ember -- Framing the rise and variability of past complex societies / Gary M. Feinman and Linda M. Nicholas -- Pathways to power : corporate and network strategies; staple and wealth finance; and primary and secondary states / Tim Earle -- Corporate power strategies, collective action, and control of principals : a cross cultural perspective / Lane F. Fargher.
Summary "Focuses on architecture, economics, and power in the evolution of complex societies. Case studies from Mesoamerica, Asia, Africa, and Europe examine the relationship between political structures and economic configurations of ancient chiefdoms and states through a framework of comparative archaeology"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Technological complexity.
Archaeology -- Cross-cultural studies.
Architecture and archaeology.
Economic anthropology.
Social archaeology.
Archaeology. (OCoLC)fst00812938
Architecture and archaeology. (OCoLC)fst01930663
Economic anthropology. (OCoLC)fst00901586
Social archaeology. (OCoLC)fst01122274
Technological complexity. (OCoLC)fst01144997
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies. (OCoLC)fst01423769
Added Author Heredia Espinoza, Verenice Y., editor.
Fargher, Lane, editor.
Blanton, Richard E., honouree.
Other Form: Print version: Alternative pathways to complexity. Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2016] 9781607325321 1607325322 (DLC) 2016020071 (OCoLC)949553721
ISBN 9781607325338 (electronic bk.)
1607325330 (electronic bk.)
9781607325321 (electronic bk.)
1607325322 (electronic bk.)
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