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Traditional Societies

  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

The study of leadership in what have been variously labeled traditional, indigenous, nonliterate, preliterate, simple, kin-based, or primitive societies has been the intellectual responsibility of cultural anthropology. The ethnographic literature is rich with descriptions, ...

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