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"'Scott's panoramic view will no doubt enthrall many readers... one doesn't have to see like a Zomian nor pretend to be an anarchist to appreciate the many insights in James Scott's book.' Grant Evans, Times Literary Supplement"
The author of several books including Seeing Like a State, James C. Scott is Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and codirector of the Agrarian Studies Programme, Yale University, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Exactly what I was expecting! Great product - I would absolutely recommend this to anyone.Published 9 months ago by brittney little
lots of information about a society that did not conform to world socio-economic norms. very well written.Published 10 months ago by will crow
Good? Good? I'd say 'Very Good' (If not 'Great'). So there's no dust jacket . . . . I don't want dust anyway. Wonderful condition David. Thank you.Published 10 months ago by N. McMenemy
As a longtime professor of anarchism and democracy, did I learn a lot from this book! It provides a whole different angle on state building, also successful anarchy before states... Read morePublished 12 months ago by William J. Puka
This is a historical study of the symbiotic relationships between the rice-growing valley civilizations of south and east Asia and the hill tribes along their periphery until the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Charles Bookman
James Scott is well-known among cultural anthropologists for this and other works which challenge some long-held assumptions and axioms about traditional social structures in... Read morePublished 18 months ago by R. Ross Rodgers
Scott’s fascinating study bears on everything we do, think and say. The arena for his inquiry is the valleys, rivers, hills and mountains of S.E. Asia. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Stephen C. Baer
I'm rating this as a failed academic wandering out of my field for fun. I am a total dilettante as far as this field goes-- my background is in medieval Europe. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Ruth J