Skip to main content
  • Print publication year: 2017
  • Online publication date: March 2017

Chapter Eight - Early State Formation from a Big History Point of View

from Part III - Approaching Social Complexity
Recommend this book

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Eurasia at the Dawn of History
  • Online ISBN: 9781316550328
  • Book DOI:
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to *
Brun, P./Ruby, P. (2008): L’âge du Fer en France. Premières villes, premiers États celtiques. Éditions La Découverte, Paris.
Carneiro, R. L. (1970): A theory of the origin of the state. Science 169, 733738.
Carneiro, R. L. (2012): The circumscription theory: A clarification, amplification, and reform-ulation. Social Evolution & History 11 (2), 530.
Chaisson, E. J. (2001): Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.
Chaisson, E. J. (2005): Epic of Evolution: Seven Ages of the Cosmos. Columbia University Press, New York.
Christian, D. (1991): The case for a big history. Journal of World History 2, 223238.
Christian, D. (2004): Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History. University of California Press, Berkeley/Los Angeles.
Elias, N. (1978): The History of Manners. The Civilizing Process: Volume I. Pantheon Books, New York.
Elias, N. (1982): Power and Civility. The Civilizing Process: Volume II. Pantheon Books, New York.
Fernández-Götz, M. (2014): Identity and Power: The Transformation of Iron Age Societies in Northeast Gaul. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam.
Fernández-Götz, M./Krausse, D. (2013): Rethinking Early Iron Age urbanisation in Central Europe: The Heuneburg site and its archaeological environment. Antiquity 87, 336, 473487.
Geel, B. van/Bokovenko, N. A./Burova, N. D. et al. (2004): Climate change and the expansion of the Scythian culture after 850 BC: A hypothesis. Journal of Archaeological Science 31, 17351741.
Marshall, J. (1998): Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Retold and Illustrated by James Marshall. Puffin Books, New York.
Spier, F. (2010): Big History and the Future of Humanity. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford.
Spier, F. (2012): Big history. In Northrop, D. (ed.), A Companion to World History. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 171184.
Weber, M. (1997): The Theory of Social and Economic Organization. Free Press, New York.