Book: The Prehistory of Iberia: Debating Early Social Stratification and the State (Routledge Studies in Archaeology)
María Cruz Berrocal (Editor), Leonardo García Sanjuán (Editor), Antonio Gilman (Editor)
Hardcover: 452 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 27, 2012)
The origin and early development of social stratification is essentially an archaeological problem. The impressive advance of archaeological research has revealed that, first and foremost, the pre-eminence of stratified or class society in today’s world is the result of a long social struggle. This volume advances the archaeological study of social organisation in Prehistory, and more specifically the rise of social complexity in European Prehistory. Within the wider context of world Prehistory, in the last 30 years the subject of early social stratification and state formation has been a key subject on interest in Iberian Prehistory...