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chief

adjective Principal, main, see Chief complaint. noun
1. Chief of service, see there.
2. Chief of staff, see there.
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He points out that the typical proposal in sociological studies of the Hebrew Bible that Israel progressed from tribe to chiefdom to state is not necessarily the definitive model (pp.
Speaking on behalf of Chiefdom, Momodu Kamara said " the Chiefdom is grateful for AMR Gold ' s support.
There are other problems: were the Qwabe unique or was theirs a model for other chiefdoms who "became" Zulu?
In his examination, Guiart returns to his own work on chiefdoms, conducted in the 1960s and to a Maurice Leenhardt's chapter which was introducing the various rituals related to the growing of yams.
The team was able to capture the dynamical processes that cause chiefdoms, states and empires to emerge, persist and collapse at the scale of decades to centuries.
The rise, and in some cases, the demise of chiefdoms and kingdoms in Africa differ from one country to another and from one region to the other.
She looks at the social and environmental aspects of the agrarian economy of the Quijos chiefdoms in the eastern piedmont of Ecuador, and their relationship to political dynamics in order to find patterns in agricultural production and consumption during the period when chiefdoms emerged in the region.
The chiefdoms grew in size until the 1700's when it was standard for there to be a dominant chief of each island, and they continued to balloon until most of Hawaii was controlled by three chiefdoms in the mid 1770's.
The Taino organized themselves into regional, district, and village chiefdoms with one principal ruler.
Amerindian chiefdoms gave way to European colonies that have been replaced by nations of various political flavors.
Custalow explains the customs, legal systems and chiefdoms of the Powhatan confederacy in clear, direct terms.
For example, in Engcobo, Thembuland, some thirty chiefdoms were reduced to just four; only two received subsidies so that, in reality, the other two chiefs had been utterly emasculated.