Some historians attribute the triumph of the state over stateless bands of hunter-gatherers to the states comparative advantage in exploiting the fruits of the Agricultural Revolution. Although insightful, their approach often ignores the importance of ideology and underestimates the possibility that a modern stateless society could successfully defend itself from aggressors.
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