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Societies against the state

Brian C. J. Singer

Societies against the state

an introduction to the political anthropology of Pierre Clastres

by Brian C. J. Singer

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Published by Center for Humanistic Studies, University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clastres, Pierre, 1934-,
  • Political anthropology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBrian C.J. Singer.
    SeriesCHS occasional papers,, no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN492 .S57 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2497727M
    LC Control Number87622876

    The Man Versus The State by Herbert Spencer was originally published in by Williams and Norgate, London and Edinburgh. The book consisted of four articles which had been published in Contemporary Review for February, April, May, June, and July of For collection in book form, Spencer added a Preface and a Postscript. 9. “Like in his book Society Against the State, Pierre Clastres argues that the so-called primitive Amerindian societies of South America were not in fact ancient societies that had failed to invent settled agriculture or state forms, but previously sedentary cultivators who abandoned agriculture and fixed villages in response to the effects of conquest.”.

    The essays in this book trace the development of Joel Migdal's "state-in-society" approach. The essays situate the approach within the classic literature in political science, sociology, and related disciplines but present a new model for understanding state-society relations.   As the veteran columnist Walter Lippmann, whose book The Good Society partly inspired the framing and naming of Johnson’s domestic agenda, argued in , “A generation ago it .

    Books in Sociology: Individual, State and Society published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press. Sociology: Individual, State and Society from the University of Chicago Press. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Precursors to state - level society development, Increase in farming villages, Population growth, Land became limited (agricultural land), Communities started raiding other communities, Increase in warfare as a result of a continued increase in population, Continued until one leader controlled an entire region at which they began to invade.


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Pierre Clastres () was a French anthropologist and ethnologist who in the wake of the events of May '68, helped overturn anthropological orthodoxy in the s. His books include Society Against the State () and Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians ().

Eduardo Viveiros de Castro is a Brazilian anthropologist and a professor at the National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de Cited by: 'Society against the State' is the name of the last essay, which I head read before, and the reason why I decided to read the whole book.

The topic of each essay is different, but the line connecting them would be 'power' - what is power in South American autochtonous societies, what is it source, its place, its limites, who wields, etc/5.

Pierre Clastres () was a French anthropologist and ethnologist who in the wake of the events of May '68, helped overturn anthropological orthodoxy in the s.

His books include Society Against the State () and Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians (). Eduardo Viveiros de Castro is a Brazilian anthropologist and a professor at the National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de.

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