War in the Tribal Zone - War in the Tribal Zone - R. Brian...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
War in the Tribal Zone - R. Brian Ferguson & Neil L. Whitehead - Ch. 1 INTRODUCTION paradigm shift (p.2) ahistorical - historical pristine (ethnographic present) - system synchronic - diachronic static - dynamic (process) equilibrium - disequilibrium function - dysfunction salvage - contact/change (center-periphery, frontier) ethnography WORLD SYSTEMS AND EXPANDING STATES four phases (p. 7) 1. indirect contact 2. direct contact 3. encapsulation 4. incorporation (assimilation) THE TRIBAL ZONE state - centralized, institutionalized, authoritative system of political rule (p. 6) tribe - a bounded network of communities united by social and political ties and generally sharing the same language, ideology, and material culture. The communities in a tribe are economically autonomous and there is no centralized political hierarchy (pp. 28-29) tribal zone - the area continuously affected by the proximity of a state (p.3) tribalization - genesis of new tribes (p.3) four factors (pp. 8-11) 1. introduced disease [germ or biological warfare - Bodley, Crosby] 2. ecological change
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

War in the Tribal Zone - War in the Tribal Zone - R. Brian...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online