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Author Moret, Alexandre, 1868-1938.
Title From tribe to empire : social organization among primitives and in the Ancient East / A. Moret and G. Davy.
Imprint London : Kegan Paul, 2003.

Series Kegan Paul history of civilization
Kegan Paul history of civilization.
Subject Primitive societies.
Totemism.
Prehistoric peoples.
Social structure.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C.
Alt Name Davy, Georges, 1883-1976.
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 371 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Translated from the French.
Contents Cover; From Tribe To Empire: Social Organization among Primitives and in the Ancient East; Copyright; CONTENTS; FOREWORD: THE THREE PHASES OF SOCIAL ORGANIZATION; FROM TRIBE TO EMPIRE; PART I SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND THE PROGRESSIVE CONCENTRATION OF POWER IN PRIMITIVE SOCIETIES; CHAPTER I THE PROBLEM-SOCIOLOGY AND HISTORY; CHAPTER II TOTEMIC ORGANIZATION; I THE CLANS; II THE PHRATRIES. TOTEMISM AND EXOGAMY; III THE CLASSES AND THE REGULATION OF MARRIAGE; IV THE SYSTEM OF RECKONING DESCENT; V EXPLANATION OF TOTEMIC ORGANIZATION: ITS PRINCIPLE AT ONCE SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS.
Chapter iii territorial organization in relation to totemic organizationchapter iv first traces of individualized power in the communistic totemico-territorial organization; chapter v the progress of individualized power and the transformations of the communistic totemic organization: evolution in mythology and in politics; i the data of mythology; ii determination of the field of observation; chapter vi the conditions of the individualization of power; i the masculinization of kinship and authority; ii "" potlatch"" and transformed totemism; iii the ""potlatch"" and the confraternities.
Iv power, ""potlatch, "" and provisionsv power, ""potlatch, "" and property; part ii from clans to kingdoms; chapter i the origins of social life and political institutions in egypt; i the eastern mediterranean, the cradle of civilization; ii the first human groups in egypt; iii the first historical period; iv the thinite monarchy; v the theory of an asiatic invasion of egypt; chapter ii the egyptian kingdom and its neighbours under the old empire; i the alleged isolation of egypt; ii the egyptians and their neighbours: races and types; iii the foreign relations of thinite egypt.
Iv the plan of defence of memphite egyptchapter iii the semitic world to 2000 b.c.; i the semites and their habitat; ii the nomadic semites and their primitive institutions; iii elamites, sedentary semites, and sumerians in shinar; iv from kingdoms to empires of semites; v oriental politics in the days of hammurabi; part iii the first empires of the orient; chapter i the iranian and asianic invasions and the barbarian empire of the hyksôs; i egypt at the height of her power; ii the kassite and hittite invasions of mesopotamia; iii the hyksos invasion of egypt.
Chapter ii the egyptian empire and the concert of nations in the fifteenth centuryi the hyksôs driven from egypt; ii the egyptians in syria; iii the organization of an egyptian empire; iv the internationalist policy of amenophis iv (akhenaten); chapter iii the egypto-hittite entente and the peoples of the north and of the sea; i the hittites in mitanni and egyptian syria; ii seti i and rameses ii in conflict with the hittites; iii the egypto-hittite entente; iv the peoples of the north and of the sea in the east; v from the peoples of the sea to the persians; conclusion; bibliography; index.
Summary First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781136193606 (electronic bk.)
113619360X (electronic bk.)
0710308507
9780710308504
OCLC # 889813200
Additional Format Print version: Moret, Alexandre, 1868-1938. From tribe to empire 0710308507 (OCoLC)52145082