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Ref ID: 18925
Ref Type: Book Section in a Series
Authors: Helms, Mary W.
Title: Observations on Political Ideology in Complex Societies int he Tropics - and Elsewhere
Date: 1999
Source: Complex Polities in the Ancient Tropical World
Place of Publication: Arlington, VA
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Abstract: A number of related themes are teased from the diverse essays composing this volume. The question of whether or not “the tropics” constitutes a unique setting for anthropological investigation is also briefly visited. The paper concludes with discussion of the basic ideological concept underlying the issue of political legitimacy in complex polities.

Editors: Elisabeth A. Bacus and Lisa J. Lucero
Volume: 1999
Page Start: 195
Page End: 200
Series Editor: Jay K. Johnson
Series Title: Archeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association