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Against the grain : a deep history of the earliest states

Author: James C Scott
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, cop. [2017].
Series: Yale agrarian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of all the new and surprising evidence now available for the beginnings of the earliest civilizations that contradict the standard narrative

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Scott
ISBN: 9780300182910 0300182910
OCLC Number: 1016018269
Description: xvii, 312 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Yale agrarian studies.
Responsibility: James C. Scott.

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"[Scott's work] has focussed on a skeptical, peasant's-eye view of state formation. . . . His best-known book, Seeing Like a State, has become a touchstone for political scientists, and amounts to a Read more...

 
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