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Lecture 12

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTA02H3
Professor
Genevieve Dewar
Semester
Winter

Description
Complex Civilizations 110919 920 AMSocial Structures9 000 YADevelopment of surplusesthe ability to have extra the concept of controlpower begins where people step up and try to control the resourcesLed to more complex civilizationsdevelopment of civilization and modern structuresCivilizations The more complex the more specific characteristicsClass system haves vs have notsGovernment to control access to surplusredistribute surplus accordinglyLabour development of artisans due to extra resources can do other thingsArchitecture announcement of powerRecord keeping system of writing who has what what things arw worthequivalentsFoodLabor SurplusMore efficient systems develop for farmingLong distance trade begins due to invention of wheelSocial StratificationIndividuals with power by forceinfluence take control of surplus and develop idea of a class systemBeginning of mega religions that mirror social stratification within ie God angels etcFormal GovernmentPowers given by bloodline or authorityLess complexauthority meansMore complexranking systemCoerciondoing what the elite want them to doLabor specialization
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