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Storage in Ancient Complex Societies : Administration, Organization, and Control (Hardcover)

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The ability to accumulate and store large amounts of goods is a key feature of complex societies in ancient times. Storage strategies reflect the broader economic and political organization of a society and changes in the development of control mechanisms in both administrative and non-administrativeoften kinship basedsectors. This is the first volume to examine storage practices in ancient complex societies from a comparative perspective. The book-includes 14 original papers by leading archaeologists from four continents;-compares storage systems in three key regions with lengthy traditions of complexity: the ancient Near East, Mesoamerica, and Andes;-demonstrates the importance of understanding storage for the study of cultural evolution.
Number of Pages: 350.0
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: May 18, 2016
TCIN: 51259825
UPC: 9781629583020
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-2034

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