By Stephen A. Dueppen

Many West African societies have egalitarian political structures, with non-centralised distributions of strength. 'Egalitarian Revolution within the Savanna' analyses quite a lot of archaeological facts to discover the advance of such societies. the quantity deals a close case research of the village payment of Kirikongo in western Burkina Faso. Over the process the 1st millennium, this unmarried home prolonged keep an eye on over a starting to be neighborhood. The booklet argues that the decentralization of strength within the 12th century BCE considerably remodeled this society, altering gender roles, public actions, pottery making and iron-working. 'Egalitarian Revolution within the Savanna' may be of curiosity to scholars of political technology, anthropology, archaeology and the background of West Africa.

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