Society Against The State

Author: Pierre Clastres
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ISBN: 9780942299014
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In this beautifully written book, Pierre Clastres offers examples of South American Indian groups that, although without hierarchical leadership, were both affluent and complex.

Archeology Of Violence

Author: Pierre Clastres
Publisher: Semiotext
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Clastres's final, posthumous book on the affirmative role of violence in "primitive societies."

State In Society

Author: Joel S. Migdal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521797061
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The essays in this book trace the development of Joel Migdal's "state-in-society" approach.

The Chimera Principle

Author: Carlo Severi
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ISBN: 9780990505051
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Using philosophical and ethnographic theory, presents new approaches to ritual and memory, relating them to visual and sound images as acts of communication.

African Political Systems

Author: M. Fortes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317406257
Size: 27.58 MB
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First published in 1940 and this edition in 1987, this book is a comparative study of African political institutions.

The Interpretation Of Cultures

Author: Clifford Geertz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0465093566
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This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

In The Shadows Of The State

Author: Alpa Shah
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822392933
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In the Shadows of the State suggests that well-meaning indigenous rights and development claims and interventions may misrepresent and hurt the very people they intend to help.

Key Debates In Anthropology

Author: Tim Ingold
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134748825
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Every year, leading social anthropologists meet to debate a motion at the heart of current theoretical developments in their subject and this book includes the first six of these debates, spanning the period from 1988 to 1993.