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Fragile Hierarchies

The Urban Elites of Third-century Roman Egypt (History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity)

by Laurens E. Tacoma

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History: World,
  • Elite (Social sciences),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Egypt,
  • Romans,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Egypt,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Sociology, Urban,
  • To 1500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9085424M
    ISBN 109004148310
    ISBN 109789004148314

    Networks are not planned by a single authority; they are the main source of innovation but are relatively fragile. Hierarchies exist primarily because of economies of scale and scope, beginning with the imperative of self-defense. To that end, but for other reasons too, hierarchies seek to exploit the positive externalities of networks.   For now, the interactions of networks and hierarchies are more important. Networks are not planned by a single authority; they are the main source of innovation but are relatively fragile. Hierarchies exist primarily because of economies of scale and scope, beginning with the imperative of self-defense.

    Rezension über Laurens E. Tacoma: Fragile Hierarchies. The Urban Elites of Third Century Roman Egypt (= Mnemosyne. Supplementa; Vol. ), Leiden / Boston: Brill , xiv + S., ISBN , Mnemosyne Supplements has existed as a book series for about 60 years, providing a forum for the publication of now almost scholarly works on all aspects of the Ancient World, including inscriptions, papyri, language, the history of material culture and mentality, the history of peoples and institutions, but also latterly the classical tradition, for example, neo-Latin literature and the.

      The illuminated Klaidungsbüchlein, or “book of clothes,” compiled by the Augsburg accountant Matthäus Schwarz between and is a proto-Kardashian book of selfies. Rendered in rich. Hierarchies are a natural consequence of values. As soon as you value something, you create a hierarchy in which people who exhibit the valued trait are at the top, and the people who do not are at the bottom. Because values are often rooted in biology, hierarchies are rooted in biology.


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