Observations on Political Ideology in Complex Societies in the Tropics-and Elsewhere.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Mary W. Helms, Emeritus Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

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.

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Language: English
Date: 2008
anthropology, political ideology, complex societies, the tropics, anthropological investigation, political legitimacy

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