Shamans, Priests, and the Origins of Hierarchy

Domination over nature as a stepping stone to domination over people

Olkhon Island, Russia (by Tom Keldenich on Unsplash)

HHow far back does power go? Not how far back any one hierarchy of powerful people goes, nor how far back the reaches of powerful institutions go; how far back into history does the idea of power originate?



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J. W. Barlament

History, politics, religion and the rest. Told with nerve and without reserve.