Hierarchy and power in the history of civilizations

second international conference, St. Petersburg, July 4-7, 2002 : abstracts
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Civilization -- History -- Congresses., Power (Social sciences) -- Congresses., Hierarchies -- Congre
Other titlesIerarkhii͡a︡ i vlastʹ v istorii t͡s︡ivilizat͡s︡iĭ
Statement[editors-in-chief, Dmitri D. Belieav, Dmitri M. Bondarenko, Serguei A. Frantsouzoff].
GenreCongresses.
SeriesSerii͡a︡ "T͡S︡ivilizat͡s︡ionnoe izmerenie" ;, t. 4
ContributionsBeli͡a︡ev, D. D. 1977-, Bondarenko, D. M., Frant͡s︡uzov, S. A. 1963-, T͡S︡entr t͡s︡ivilizat͡s︡ionnykh i regionalʹnykh issledovaniĭ (Rossiĭskai͡a︡ akademii͡a︡ nauk), Institut Afriki (Rossiĭskai͡a︡ akademii͡a︡ nauk), Institut vostokovedenii͡a︡ (Rossiĭskai͡a︡ akademii͡a︡ nauk)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCB15 .H54 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3751482M
ISBN 105201048749
LC Control Number2003439613

The human history has evidenced various systems of hierarchy and power in different spheres of social life. The relations of hierarchy and power penetrate the whole of social life but naturally they are most visible in the political sphere.

The careful study of each particular case of such relations is of great signifi-cance. The human history has evidenced various systems of hierarchy and power in different spheres of social life. The relations of hierarchy and power penetrate the whole of social life but naturally they are most visible in the political sphere.

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