ARCHIT OF CITY STATES

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Smithsonian, Dec 17, 1997 - Social Science - 335 pages
Contending that the city-state was a significant cross-cultural regularity that state was a significant cross-cultural regularity that developed among geographically and historically separated civilizations, fifteen leading scholars use the archaeological record to explore the emergence, structure, and function of city-states in Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Indus Valley, China, Greece, Okinawa, the Maya Lowlands, central Mexico, the Peruvian coast, and the Andes.

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Deborah L. Nichols is the William J. Bryant Professor of anthropology at Dartmouth College.

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