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Social Evolution & History Editors:
Prof. Dmitri M. Bondarenko,
Prof. Leonid E. Grinin,
Prof. Andrey V. Korotayev

Social Evolution & History


Published since 2002
ISSN 1681–4363
Frequency: Semiannual (March, September)
OCLC number 50573883
Invitation to Discussion on the Concept of Chiefdom

SEH monographs
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The "Social Evolution & History" is a semiannual international journal that serves the needs of all scholars seeking for an understanding of how human societies developed in the past and continue to develop in the present. The Journal acts as a forum for debate about key issues and concepts in the field, challenging and re-examining the boundaries of the search. As well as original research articles, the journal includes critical notes and a book review section.

Aims of the journal

The "Social Evolution & History" a semiannual international journal publishing researches on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest.

The Journal's aim is to contribute to the integration of such fields of knowledge as anthropology, history, sociology, and also philosophy and theory of history. Such integration has been lacking until now, though its necessity has long been felt acutely by the academic community. In the current situation of continuously increasing knowledge and professional endeavor, any attempt to introduce new methods of integrating facts with social theory, and to establish interdisciplinary links, would appear to be especially valuable.

Social Evolution & History's Original Mission Statement was published for the first time in Volume 1, Number 1 of the Journal in 2002.  

The journal is published in English.


Editorial board:

Herbert Barry III, University of Pittsburgh;
Yuri Berezkin, Institute of Material Culture History, St. Petersburg;
Marina Butovskaya, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Moscow;
Luigi Capogrossi Colognesi, La Sapienza University, Rome;
Patricia Crone, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton;
David Gellner, University of Oxford;
Nikolay Kradin, Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography, Vladivostok;
Alf Lüdtke, Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte, Göttingen;
Peter Skalnik, University of Pardubice;
Graeme Snooks, Australian National University, Canberra;
Charles Spencer, The American Museum of Natural History, New York;
Fred Spier, University of Amsterdam Advisory

Editorial council:

Alan Barnard, University of Edinburgh;
Leonid Borodkin, Moscow Lomonossov University;
Robert Carneiro, The American Museum of Natural History, New York;
Christopher Chase-Dunn, University of California, Riverside;
Henri Claessen, Leiden University;
Randall Collins, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia;
Shmuel Eisenstadt, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem;
Carol Ember, Human Relations Area Files at Yale University, New Haven;
Michael Mann, University of California, Los Angeles;
Nikolay Rozov, Novosibirsk State University;
Igor Sledzevski, Center for Civilizational and Regional Studies, Moscow;
Alexei Vassiliev, Institute for African Studies, Moscow;
Immanuel Wallerstein, Yale University, New Haven