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The Sources of Social Power: Volume 1, A History of Power from the Beginning to AD 1760

ISBN13: 9780521313490
ISBN: 052131349X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $65.0
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 559
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This study of the nature of power in human societies identifies the four principal sources of power as being control over economic, ideological, military and political resources. The author examines inter-relations between these elements from neolithic times up to just before the Industrial Revolution in England.