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The political role of aggrandizers in egalitarian and transegalitarin societies, in D.
In the Bond opinions, these other concerns were plumb forgotten, and the treaty power made to appear as little more than an attractive nuisance for federal aggrandizers.
Politics is about Power, he tells us: "It is in the pursuit of Utopia that the aggrandizers of state power find their most effective ally.
This presence of social aggrandizers at last fills a void in our understanding of the Southeast Asian Bronze Age, for it is clear that at this site, at least one social group projected their high status through ostentatious mortuary rituals that almost certainly included the provision of lavish feasts.
She concludes that 'the presence of aggrandizers in the archaeological record should be demonstrated rather than assumed' (2000: 253).