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Chiefdoms and chieftaincy in the Americas

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, Fl .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Indians -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Chiefdoms -- America -- History.,
    • Indians -- Politics and government.,
    • America -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Elsa M. Redmond ; foreword by Neil L. Whitehead.
      ContributionsRedmond, Elsa M., International Congress of Americanists.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE59.K56 C47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 303 p. :
      Number of Pages303
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL349283M
      ISBN 100813016207
      LC Control Number98008522

        The Chieftain is the 4th book in the Return of the Highlanders series. This book is about Connor, the current Chieftain of the MacDonalds of Sleat, and Ilysa, a healer and the younger sister of Connor's best friend/5. Book Reviews. Evolutionary Principles of Human Adolescence. Glenn Weisfeld. Settlement Pattern Studies in the Americas: Fifty Years since Viru. Brian R. Billmar and Gary M. Feinman. Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas. Elsa M. Redmond. Timothy Earle. 56(4), pp. –

      • individualistic forms of expression such as jewelry, tattooing, body painting, and clothing appears to have reinforced the social distinctions at play in the ranking system of chiefdoms • Chiefdoms exhibit various forms of animistic religion including animatism, totemism, and shamanism. History. The roots of Akan chieftaincy are unknown. Written sources are scarce. When the Akan were settling in the Tekyiman Region, in the period before , they had already long used the chieftaincy system. The paramount chief held a position that can be compared to that of an absolutist king.. When the Republic of Ghana was founded in , it was agreed that the chieftaincy system should.

        Redmond, Elsa M. (ed.) Chiefdoms and chieftaincy in the Americas. Sørensen, Birgitte Refslund. Relocated lives: displacement and resettlement within the Mahaweli Project, Sri Lanka. Van Der Veer, Peter & Hartmut Lehmann (eds). Nation and religion: perspectives on Europe and Asia. Wolf, Eric R. Envisioning power: ideologies of dominance and crisis. Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas by Elsa M. Redmond Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas by Elsa M. Redmond (pp. ) Review by: Alex Barker.


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The book’s focus on the leadership of chieftains offers a new perspective for examining the development of complex chiefly societies in the Americas. The geographically and chronologically diverse case studies highlight the dynamics of the temporary chieftaincy and the Format: Hardcover. The book’s focus on the leadership of chieftains offers a new perspective for examining the development of complex chiefly societies in the Americas.

The geographically and chronologically diverse case studies highlight the dynamics of the temporary chieftaincy and the development of permanent, hereditary chiefdoms. Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas. This book, which focuses on the Americas, includes general statements on the development of chiefdoms (Elsa Redmond, Robert Carniero, and Pita.

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Chiefdoms and chieftaincy in the Americas. Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Elsa M Redmond. The book’s focus on the leadership of chieftains offers a new perspective for examining the development of complex chiefly societies in the Americas.

The geographically and chronologically diverse case studies highlight the dynamics of the temporary chieftaincy and the development of permanent, hereditary chiefdoms. ContentsFormat: Hardcover. Edited by Elsa M. Redmond. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, xii + pp., foreword, preface, introduction, figures, tables, index.

$ cloth.)Author: George R. Milner. Buy Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas by Elsa M. Redmond, Neil L. Whitehead from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Pages:   Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas Milner, George R. Tseng Ethnohistory / / sheet of Book Reviews Carl Benn has written a history of the last hurrah of the Iroquois as separate allied military units in the wars for North America.

In it was still possible for the Iroquois nations of the Author: Milner, George R. Chiefdoms in the Americas. In particular recent work on the nature of leadership and chieftaincy Chiefs and chiefdoms are contemporary political formations in many parts of the world today.

Description. Tribal societies with social stratification under a single (or dual) leader emerged in the Neolithic [citation needed] period out of earlier tribal structures with little stratification, and they remained prevalent throughout the Iron Age.

In the case of indigenous tribal societies existing within larger colonial and post-colonial states, tribal chiefs may represent their tribe. Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas is a valuable addition to this literature. The papers were originally presented at a symposium organized by Robert Carneiro and Neil Whitehead for the Forty-seventh International Congress of Americanists.

The book identifies chieftaincy as "any supradomestic political unit that defers. kingdom/kingship, monarchy) and ‘chiefdom’ (also chieftaincy, chieftainship, in French chefferie) rather than with ‘state’. For me at that time kingdoms and monarchies were just states, which carried various epithets such as primitive, archaic, traditional, tribal or early to File Size: KB.

In War and Peace: Alternative Paths to Centralized Leadership Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas 68 Redmond, Elsa M. Odotei, Irene K. Chieftaincy in Ghana: Culture, Governance and Development Odotei, Irene K.

Awedoba, Albert K Cited by: 2. A complex chiefdom is a group of simple chiefdoms controlled by a single paramount center, and ruled by a paramount chief.

Complex chiefdoms have two or even three tiers of political hierarchy. Nobles are clearly distinct from commoners and do not usually engage in any form of agricultural production.

25/05/ Chiefs, Chieftaincies, Chiefdoms, and Chiefly Confederacies: Power in the Evolution of Political Syst based on bottlenecks for control that maximized surplus extraction, military. The Caddo Chiefdoms: Caddo Economics and Politics, The Caddo Chiefdoms: Caddo Economics and Politics, Perttula, Timothy K.

Tseng Ethnohistory / / sheet of Book Reviews Carl Benn has written a history of the last hurrah of the Iroquois as separate allied military units in the wars for North America. Chiefdoms and Chieftaincy in the Americas by Elsa M. Redmond, the International Congress of Americanists, and Neil L.

Whitehead. About the development of hereditary chiefdoms. The Indian Chief as Tragic Hero: Native Resistance and the Literatures of America, From Moctezuma to Tecumseh by Gordon M. Sayre.

Analyzes the tragedies and epics written. 25/05/ Chiefs, Chieftaincies, Chiefdoms, and Chiefly Confederacies: Power in the Evolution of Political Syst To become a warrior thus was. (shelved 2 times as state-formation) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The book deals with the economic and social life of the community, and assesses the early attempts at self — government in the town. Individuals noted for special attention are Powhatan Opechancanough, John Rolf, Pocahontas, Rev.

John Clayton, Nathanial Bacon and Richard Lawrence. Chiefdoms >and Chieftaincy in the Americas. University of.Further documenting what is agreed upon today can only help in reducing future conflict in future elections.

This manuscript is organized as follows. The next chapter contains a brief overview of the chieftaincy institution in Sierra Leone. Then, part II of the book details the histories of each chiefdom and its ruling families.Chieftaincy elections are supposed to be local matters but our national politicians have over the years interfered in these elections and even the governance of the chiefs duly elected.

Chiefs have been banished from their chiefdoms or deposed under the two political parties that have ruled our country.