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Early Empires

  • Bernard Crick
Part of the Studies in Comparative Politics book series (STCP)

Abstract

The Egyptians, as far as we know, invented the imperial state. The huge oasis of the Delta and then of the Nile valley, linked together by irrigation canals, invited unification. By about 2850 B.C., a centralised and bureaucratic regime controlled this whole area.7

Keywords

Bureaucratic Regime Primitive Society Vast Distance Nile Valley Imperial Authority 
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Copyright information

© Government and Opposition 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Crick
    • 1
  1. 1.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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