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Society Against The State: Essays In Political Anthropology
Society Against The State: Essays In Political Anthropology, 9780942299007  
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Society Against The State: Essays In Political Anthropology

Pierre Clastres
 
ISBN:   0942299000   List Price:    INR 2,612.37
ISBN-13:   9780942299007       (USD 36.95)
Publisher:   Zone Books   Sale Price:    INR 2,089.00
Binding:   Hardcover   Discount:    20%
Dimension:   9.3 x 6.3 x 0.8 Inches   Pages:    218
Pub. Year:   1987   Weight:    1.1 Pounds
    Language:    English
Category:   Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural
 
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"The thesis is radical," writes Marshall Sahlins of this landmark text in anthropology and political science. "We conventionally define the state as the regulation of violence; it may be the origin of it. Clastres's thesis is that economic expropriation and political coercion are inconsistent with the character of tribal society - which is to say, with the greater part of human history."

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