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form of sociopolitical organization intermediate between the tribe and the state; kin-based with differential access ro resources and a permanent political structure The fundamental organizing principle in small-scale societies is: a. accumulation of wealth b. ties of kinship c. religious ritual d. territoriality Asumption that particular cultural traits may have a role in maintaining culture. 500 cc's(Cranial Capacity). 2.5 million years ago. bipedal(two arches). Such rankings might be based on notions of intellectual superiority and inferiority, of savagery and civilization, of greater and lesser degrees of evolution, but they have almost always placed Europeans (almost always upper- and middle-class European males) at the pinnacle of human development.

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