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The Political Landscape

Constellations of Authority in Early Complex Polities
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Anthropology, Archaeology, Human ecology, POLITICS & GOVERNMENT, Political geography, Sociology, Landscape archaeology, Archaeology / Anthropology, Social Science, Political aspects, Landscape assessment, Anthropology - Cultural, Earth Sciences - Geography, Social Science / Anthropology / General, Anthropology - General, History & Theory - General, Political anthrop
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