Circumscription Theory of the Origins of the State: A Cross-Cultural Re-analysis

Cliodynamics Vol/Iss. 7(2) University of California Riverside, CA Published In Pages: 187-203
By Zinkina, Julia, Korotayev, Andrey V., Andreev, Alexey


Political centralization will be positively associated with the subjugation of land - fields, hunting/fishing territories, or pastures - as an aim of warfare


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Spearman's rhoSupportedp=0.0240.18UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Political CentralizationIndependent variableTerritorial Hierarchy
Warfare for the subjugation of landDependent variableInstigation Of War