Social Inequality and the Evolution of Human Social Organization

Part of the Fundamental Issues in Archaeology book series (FIAR)

Abstract

This volume on the emergence of inequality brings a renewed perspective, through varied lenses, at questions surrounding the origins of modern human social organization. In 1995 we edited a volume entitled Foundations of Social Inequality, concerned with many of these same issues. Here we return to this fascinating subject, to unanswered questions, new ideas, and new directions of study and explanation.

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Europe Holocene Lution Bark Arena 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnthropologyThe Field MuseumChicagoUSA

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