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Irrigation civilizations : a comparative study : a symposium on method and result in cross-cultural regularities

Author: Julian Haynes Steward
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1981]
Series: Social Science monographs (Pan American Union. Social Science Section), 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a comparative examination of the early irrigation civilizations and of the development of hydraulic societies in four separate areas of the world: China, Mesopotamia, Peru, and Mesoamerica.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Haynes Steward
ISBN: 0313230781 9780313230783
OCLC Number: 7795699
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Washington, D.C. : Social Science Section, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, Pan American Union, 1955. (Social science monographs ; 1).
Description: v, 78 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Julian H. Steward --
Developmental stages in ancient Mesopotamia / by Robert M. Adams --
Development of civilization on the coast of Peru / by Donald Collier --
The agricultural bases of urban civilization in Mesoamerica / by Angel Palerm --
Developmental aspects of hydraulic societies / by Karl A. Wittfogel --
Discussion: symposium on irrigation civilizations / by Ralph L. Beals --
Some implications of the symposium / by Julian H. Steward.
Series Title: Social Science monographs (Pan American Union. Social Science Section), 1.
Responsibility: Julian H. Steward [and others].

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