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Christopher Chase-Dunn Sociology 10 The City: An Introduction Ur
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Readings: April 14 The birth of cities2 East Asia, South Asia, Mesoamerica, the Andes and the U.S. Southwest *Christopher Chase-Dunn and Alice Willard, Systems of Cities and World-Systems in the City Reader .
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outline 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 The egyptian world-system Mesopotamian-egyptian synchrony? Semiperipheral capitalist city-states in the bronze age East Asia, South Asia, Mesoamerica, the Andes and part of North America that became the U.S;
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First cities in East Asia, South Asia and the Americas The Indus River Valley: Harappa and Mohejendaro (J. Kenoyer) Shang China Olmec florescence, the valley of Mexico; Oaxaca (Monte Alban) and the rise of the Maya The Andes: coast, altiplano, Inca The U.S. Southwest (Chaco Meridian) Mississippian civilization (from Poverty Point to Cahokia)
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Harappan civilization
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Unformatted text preview: 200 400 600 800 1000 1200-2700-500-300-200 1 200 400 600 800 1000 1150 1250 1350 1450 1550 1600 1700 1800 1850 Year C.E. Pop. in Thousands Pataliputra Vijayanagar Anuradha-Pura Kanauji Agra Mumbai Ayutthaya South Asian Largest Cities South Asian Largest Empires Shang civilization Oracle bone Haoqing Lintzu Changan Changan Kaifeng Loyang Yedo/ Tokyo Beijing Xia & Zhengzhou Anyang Nanking Kaifeng Hangzhou Loyang East Asian Largest Cities Early East Asian states and empires Mesoamerica Olmec head Andean civilization U.S. Southwest Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon 1200 CE US southwest largest settlements Notes: site is the largest center. 18 km is a days travel out and back. Grewe in the Salt River drainage may have been as large as Snaketown. For Snaketown and Grewe the 18 km radius is intended to estimate the population of the whole canal system on which they were located. Largest cities in the early Central System Largest states and empires in the early Central System...
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