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Christopher Chase-Dunn Sociology 10 The City: An Introduction
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Readings: the birth of cities *Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas D.  Hall “Ancient Mesopotamian and Egyptian  world-systems” in  Cities Reader Marc Van De Mieroop,  The Ancient  Mesopotamian   City  (Oxford 1997)
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Rise and fall; pulsation chronograph of the central system Measuring the population sizes of ancient settlements Great towns and complex chiefdoms City-states and imperial capitals Sedentary/nomad interactions  the first cities. The hilly flanks- Neolithic villages up in the hills- semiperipheral  development Complex chiefdoms in the susiana plain and on the flood plains of the  euphrates The story of Uruk: they wrote on clay The first empire: the akkadian conquest 2250 BCE:egypt and mesopotamia The 3 rd dynasty of ur Mesopotamian core/periphery relations Mesopotamian rise and fall
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course SOC 30 18 taught by Professor Schmitt during the Spring '11 term at UC Riverside.

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