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Polity

Caption: This image shows a hexagonal array of initially autonomous local communities or villages, which is part of a polity. Polities grow, decrease in size, or disappear as a result of conquest with the winner absorbing all of part of the loser.

Credit: Gavrilets S, Anderson D, Turchin P.

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