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How chiefs come to power : the political economy in prehistory / Timothy Earle.
Earle, Timothy K.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1997.
xv, 250 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -240) and index.
1. Introduction: the nature of political power -- 2. The long-term development of the three chiefdoms: Denmark, Hawaii and the Andes -- 3. Sources of economic power -- 4. Military power: the strategic use of naked force -- 5. Ideology as a source of power -- 6. Chiefly power strategies and the emergence of complex political institutions.
Power (Social sciences)
Balance of power.
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