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The Resource At the dawn of tyranny : the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state, Eli Sagan

At the dawn of tyranny : the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state, Eli Sagan

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At the dawn of tyranny : the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state
Title
At the dawn of tyranny
Title remainder
the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state
Statement of responsibility
Eli Sagan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sagan, Eli
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Political anthropology
  • State, The
  • Social classes
  • Ethnology
  • Ganda (African people)
  • Despotism
Label
At the dawn of tyranny : the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state, Eli Sagan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [397]-406
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Ancient Buganda and its transformation. The pearl of Africa -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part 1 -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part 2 -- The blood of the martyrs, part 1 : Mutesa -- The blood of the martyrs, part 2 : Mwanga -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part III -- Pt. 2. Ancient Polynesia : Tonga, Tahiti, Hawaii. The beauties of Tonga -- The enchanted isles -- The Arioi society -- Finow, father and son -- "The taboos are at an end...the gods are a lie" -- Pt. 3. O brave new world. O brave new world -- 'Ban 'ban, Ca-caliban -- ...That has such people in't! -- Of drums, of cruelty, and pissing on the King -- Sing muse : of bards, jesters, riddles, and the birth of the theatre -- The heroic age -- The slaughter of the innocents -- Male homosexuality and male bisexuality -- Gambling, prostitution, exhibitionism, and adultery games -- Pt. 4. The kinship system, the state, and the beginnings of tyranny. From kinship to the state, from band society to complex society -- The transformation of the kinship system -- "He who never travels praises his mother's cooking" -- The Kabaka and the clans -- On tyranny -- Pt. 5. The state as a work of art. Chieftainship -- Kingship : the dream of omnipotence -- Kingship : the failure of omnipotence -- Pt. 6. Psyche and society. Toward a theory of social and cultural development -- Drives, needs, and symbolic transformation
Control code
11623020
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394539225
Lccn
84048736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)733865
Label
At the dawn of tyranny : the origins of individualism, political oppression, and the state, Eli Sagan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [397]-406
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pt. 1. Ancient Buganda and its transformation. The pearl of Africa -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part 1 -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part 2 -- The blood of the martyrs, part 1 : Mutesa -- The blood of the martyrs, part 2 : Mwanga -- The life and times of Prime Minister Mukasa, part III -- Pt. 2. Ancient Polynesia : Tonga, Tahiti, Hawaii. The beauties of Tonga -- The enchanted isles -- The Arioi society -- Finow, father and son -- "The taboos are at an end...the gods are a lie" -- Pt. 3. O brave new world. O brave new world -- 'Ban 'ban, Ca-caliban -- ...That has such people in't! -- Of drums, of cruelty, and pissing on the King -- Sing muse : of bards, jesters, riddles, and the birth of the theatre -- The heroic age -- The slaughter of the innocents -- Male homosexuality and male bisexuality -- Gambling, prostitution, exhibitionism, and adultery games -- Pt. 4. The kinship system, the state, and the beginnings of tyranny. From kinship to the state, from band society to complex society -- The transformation of the kinship system -- "He who never travels praises his mother's cooking" -- The Kabaka and the clans -- On tyranny -- Pt. 5. The state as a work of art. Chieftainship -- Kingship : the dream of omnipotence -- Kingship : the failure of omnipotence -- Pt. 6. Psyche and society. Toward a theory of social and cultural development -- Drives, needs, and symbolic transformation
Control code
11623020
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 420 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780394539225
Lccn
84048736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)733865

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