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A comparative study of thirty city-state cultures : an investigation

Author: Mogens Herman Hansen; Københavns universitet. Polis centret.
Publisher: Copenhagen : Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2000.
Series: Historisk-filosofiske skrifter, 21.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mogens Herman Hansen; Københavns universitet. Polis centret.
ISBN: 8778761778 9788778761774
OCLC Number: 44698452
Notes: A collection of revised papers contributed to a symposium held January 5-9, 1999 at the Copenhagen Polis Centre, with some additional contributions.
Description: 636 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTION: The concepts of city-state and city-state culture / Mogens Herman Hansen --
THE ANCIENT WORLD: Les petits Etats mésopotamiens à la fin du 4e et au cours du 3e millénaire / Jean-Jacques Glassner --
The city-state in ancient Western Syria / Ingolf Thuesen --
The Palestinian city-states of the Bronze Age / John Strange --
The old Assyrian city-state / Mogens Trolle Larsen --
The early Phoenician city-states on the Mediterranean. Archaeological elements for their description / Hans Georg Niemeyer --
The city-states of the early Neo-Babylonian period / Mogens Trolle Larsen --
The Philistine city-states / John Strange --
The Hellenic Polis / Mogens Herman Hansen --
The Etruscan city-state / Mario Torelli --
The city-states in Latium / Tim J. Cornell --
'Celtic' oppida / John Collis --
Mecca and Medina. Arab city-states or Arab caravan-cities? / Jørgen BÆk Simonsen --
Viking Dublin and the city-state concept. Parameters and significance of the Hiberno-Norse settlement / Poul Holm --
Novgorod, Kiev and their satellites. The city-state model and the Viking Age polities of European Russia / Neil Price --
The rise and fall of Italian city-states / Stephan R. Epstein --
Imperial and free towns of the Holy Roman Empire--city states in pre-modern Germany? / Peter Johanek --
Riechsstadt, eidgenössischer Ort, städtische Territorialherrschaft. Zu den Anfängen der Stadstaaten im Gebiet der heutigen Schweiz ; Summary : the formation of Swiss city-states (13th-15th centuries) / Martina Stercken --
The Dutch Republic's city-state culture (17th-18th centuries) / Maarten Prak --
ASIA: The city-state in spring-and-autumn China / Mark Edward Lewis --
Mahajanapada states of early historic India / Dilip Chakrabarti --
Ancient city-states of the Tarin Basin / Nicola di Cosmo --
City-states and city-state cultures in pre-15th century Southeast Asia / Pierre-Yves Manguin --
Negeri. The culture of Malay-speaking city-states of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries / Anthony Reid --
A regional explanation of the Tai Müang as a city-state / Richard A. O'Connor --
AFRICA: Le Mzâb cité-état / Farhat Jaabiri and Bahaiou Yahia --
The Swahili city-state culture / Paul Sinclair and N. Thomas Hk̊ansson --
The Hausa city-states from 1450 to 1804 / Robert Griffeth --
Yoruba as a city-state culture / J.D.Y. Peel --
City-state culture on the Gold Coast : Fante city-states in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Ray A. Kea --
The Kotoko city-states / Mogens Herman Hansen --
The city-states of the Eastern Niger Delta / Kingta Irene Princewill --
MESOAMERICA: The city-states of the Maya / Nikolai Grube --
Mixtec city-states and Mixtec city-state culture / Michael D. Lind --
Aztec city-states / Michael E. Smith --
CONCLUSION: The impact of city-state cultures on world history / Mogens Herman Hansen.
Series Title: Historisk-filosofiske skrifter, 21.
Responsibility: conducted by the Copenhagen Polis Centre ; edited by Mogens Herman Hansen.


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