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Inequality has deep roots in Eurasia

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A study of 64 archaeological sites across four continents shows that the growth of agricultural and political systems provoked economic disparities, more so in Eurasia than in North America. See Letter p.619

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  1. Michelle Elliott is in the UMR 7041 and the UFR03 Histoire de l'Art et Archéologie, Université Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris 75006, France.

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