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The Creation of Inequality

How Our Prehistoric Ancestors Set the Stage for Monarchy, Slavery, and Empire

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674416772

Publication Date: 10/06/2014

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648 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones, 42 line illustrations

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Kent Flannery is James B. Griffin Distinguished University Professor of Anthropological Archaeology and Curator of Human Ecology and Archaeobiology at the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, University of Michigan.

Joyce Marcus is Robert L. Carneiro Distinguished University Professor of Social Evolution and Curator of Latin American Archaeology at the Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, University of Michigan.

Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2012
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