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Quantitative historical analysis uncovers a single dimension of complexity that structures global variation in human social organization
Significance Do human societies from around the world exhibit similarities in the way that they are structured and show commonalities in the ways that they have evolved? To address theseExpand
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The Last Pharaohs: Egypt Under the Ptolemies, 305-30 BC
List of Illustrations ix Preface xi Abbreviations xv INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER 1: Egypt in the First Millennium BC 19 CHAPTER 2: The Historical Understanding of the Ptolemaic State 29 CHAPTER 3: MovingExpand
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Seshat: The Global History Databank
The vast amount of knowledge about past human societies has not been systematically organized and, therefore, remains inaccessible for empirically testing theories about cultural evolution andExpand
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The ancient economy : evidence and models
Table of Contents for The Ancient Economy List of Figures List of Tables List of Contributors 1. Introduction, by Ian Morris and J.G. Manning Part I: The Near East 2. The Near East: The Bronze Age,Expand
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Land and Power in Ptolemaic Egypt: The Structure of Land Tenure
List of maps, figures and tables Preface Abbreviations Units of measure Maps Part I. Issues and Historical Background: 1. Issues and methodologies 2. The Ptolemaic state and its antecedents Part II.Expand
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Law in ancient Egypt
Have spare times? Read law in ancient egypt writer by Why? A best seller publication worldwide with great worth as well as material is combined with interesting words. Where? Just here, in this siteExpand
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Chicago Oriental Institute Ostracon 12073 Once Again
Cet ostracon date du regne de Ramses 4 est interessant non seulement pour l'etude des relations debiteur-crediteur au Nouvel Empire mais aussi pour l'etude de la structure administrative et le roleExpand
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Law and Legal Practice in Egypt from Alexander to the Arab Conquest: A Selection of Papyrological Sources in Translation, with Introductions and Commentary
1. Introduction and historical framework 2. The historical development of the form, content and administration of legal documents 3. The languages of law 4. The family 5. Capital 6. Sale 7. Leases 8.Expand
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Irrigation et État en Égypte antique
Cet article examine la relation entre l’irrigation et l’Etat egyptien antique. En depit de la persistance de la theorie de la « bureaucratie hydraulique » developpee par Engels, Marx et Weber, et deExpand
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Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt and constrains interstate conflict in ancient Egypt
Volcanic eruptions provide tests of human and natural system sensitivity to abrupt shocks because their repeated occurrence allows the identification of systematic relationships in the presence ofExpand
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