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  • Against the Grain
    Against the Grain (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    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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  • The Art of Not Being Governed
    The Art of Not Being Governed (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia have fled the projects of the organized state societies that surround them - slavery, conscription, taxes, corvee labour, epidemics and warfare. This book presents an examination of the huge literature on state-making.

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  • Two Cheers for Anarchism
    Two Cheers for Anarchism (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    Inspired by the core anarchist faith in the possibilities of voluntary cooperation without hierarchy, this book provides a perspective from everyday social and political interactions to mass protests and revolutions. It describes an anarchist sensibility that celebrates the local knowledge, common sense, and creativity of ordinary people.

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  • Seeing Like a State
    Seeing Like a State (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    An analysis of diverse failures in high-modernist, authoritarian state planning. It covers projects such as collectivization in Russia and the building of Brasilia, arguing that any centrally-managed social plan must recognize the importance of local customs and practical knowledge.

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  • Decoding Subaltern Politics
    Decoding Subaltern Politics (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    This title brings together some of James C. Scott's most important work. The book covers three distinct yet interlinked bodies of work. It lays out a framework for understanding peasant politics and rebellion, much of which is applicable to rural areas of the contemporary global south.

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  • Decoding Subaltern Politics
    Decoding Subaltern Politics (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    This title brings together some of James C. Scott's most important work. The book covers three distinct yet interlinked bodies of work. It lays out a framework for understanding peasant politics and rebellion, much of which is applicable to rural areas of the contemporary global south.

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  • Political Space in Pre-Industrial Europe
    Political Space in Pre-Industrial Europe (English, Hardback) Professor Beat Kumin

    Some historians relate macroeconomics and human agency to regional contexts; others focus on micro-spaces like houses, taverns and parish churches; even virtual or imaginary spaces (such as Purgatory) attract attention. This book examines the potential and limitations of spatial approaches for the political history of preindustrial Europe.

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  • Transatlantic Rebels
    Transatlantic Rebels (English, Paperback) Thomas Summerhill

    This collection, by an international array of historians, examines agrarian radicalism in comparative context from 1500 to the present.

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  • Two Cheers for Anarchism
    Two Cheers for Anarchism (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    Inspired by the core anarchist faith in the possibilities of voluntary cooperation without hierarchy, this book offers a defense of an anarchist way of seeing - one that provides a unique and powerful perspective on everything from everyday social and political interactions to mass protests and revolutions.

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  • The Politics of Food Supply
    The Politics of Food Supply (English, Paperback) Bill Winders

    Explores the complex interactions of class, market, and state as they have affected the formulation and application of agricultural policy decisions since the New Deal, showing how divisions and coalitions within Southern, Corn Belt, and Wheat Belt agriculture were central to the ebb and flow of price supports and production controls.

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  • Agrarian Studies
    Agrarian Studies (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    This work contains ten chapters on rural society and agrarian issues, encompassing various disciplines, historical periods, and regions of the world. It examines such topics as poverty, subsistence, cultivation, ecology, justice, art, custom, law, ritual life, co-operation and state action.

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  • The Art of Not Being Governed
    The Art of Not Being Governed (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    Challenges us with a radically different approach to history that views events from the perspective of stateless people and redefines state-making as a form of 'internal colonialism'. This book tells the story of the people of Zomia and their unlikely odyssey in search of self-determination.

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  • The Politics of Food Supply
    The Politics of Food Supply (English, Hardback) Bill Winders

    Deals with an important: the political and economic forces that have shaped agricultural policies in the United States. This book explores the complex interactions of class, market, and state as they have affected the formulation and application of agricultural policy decisions since the New Deal.

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  • Domination and the Arts of Resistance
    Domination and the Arts of Resistance (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    An examination and discussion of the public and the hidden discourses (transcripts) of those who wield power and of those who feign deference to it. Examples are drawn from literature, history and politics to illustrate the many guises the interaction of such discourses can take.

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  • Weapons of the Weak
    Weapons of the Weak (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    This sensitive picture of the constant and circumspect struggle waged by peasants materially and ideologically against their oppressors shows that techniques of evasion and resistance may represent the most significant and effective means of class struggle in the long run....

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  • Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance in South-East Asia
    Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance in South-East Asia (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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  • The Moral Economy of the Peasant
    The Moral Economy of the Peasant (English, Paperback) James C. Scott

    James C. Scott places the critical problem of the peasant household?subsistence?at the center of this study.  The fear of food shortages, he argues persuasively, explains many otherwise puzzling technical, social, and moral arrangements in peasant society, such as resistance to innovation, the desire to own land even at some cost in terms of income, relationships with other people, and...

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  • Agrarian Studies
    Agrarian Studies (English, Hardback) James C. Scott

    This work contains ten chapters on rural society and agrarian issues, encompassing various disciplines, historical periods, and regions of the world. It examines such topics as poverty, subsistence, cultivation, ecology, justice, art, custom, law, ritual life, co-operation and state action.

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  • Down by the River
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