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Hence, the explanation for these pulsations cannot reside in the mode of production or, as we prefer, mode of accumulation. Fourth, we find that all of Afroeurasia (in conventional terms Asia, Europe, northern Africa) has been linked, at least at the information and luxury goods exchange levels, for over two millennia. Hence, one cannot explain events and processes in Europe by only examining European processes (for more details and maps, see Chase-Dunn and Hall 1997a, chap. 8). Among the puzzles this approach uncovered was that empire size and city size distributions at the western and eastern ends of Eurasia have been linked for two millennia.
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