Attributes of Early States

Attributes of Early States - I Attributes of Early States a...

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I. Attributes of Early States a. Regional territory b. Farming economies c. Tribute and taxation d. Stratified e. Building programs f. Record-keeping system II. Archaeological Evidence for Social Complexity a. Monumental architecture i. Architectural constructions of a greater-than-human scale b. Artifacts i. Sets of artifacts indicating particular social activities c. Burials i. Features associated with the internment of bodies d. Settlement patterns i. The distribution of sites and the people across landscape III. Earliest development of Civilization a. Middle East i. Fertile Crescent/Mesopotamia ii. First complex societies 1. Around 7000 bp b. Mesoamerica i. New World, Mexico ii. First complex societies 1. Around 3200 bp IV. Development of Civilization in the Indus Valley
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a. Large river valley i. Highlands, desert, and ocean b. Domestication i. Around 9000 b c. Sedentism i. 5500 bp ii. Farming wheat iii. Herding iv. Foraging d. Development of large population centers i. Staring around 4500 bp
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