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  1. Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology
    Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology
    Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology
    Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology
    Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology
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  2. Society Against the State: Essays in Political Anthropology

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Can there be a society that is not divided into oppressors and oppressed, or that refuses coercive state apparatuses? In this landmark text in anthropology and political science, Pierre Clastres offers examples of South American Indian groups that, though without hierarchical leadership, were both affluent and complex. In so doing, he refutes the usual negative definition of tribal society and poses its order as a radical critique of our own Western state of power.

Born in 1934, Pierre Clastres was educated at the Sorbonne. Through out the 1960s he lived with Indian groups in Paraguay and Venezuela. From 1971 to his death in 1979 he was a Director of Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris, where he held the chair of Religion and Societies of the South American Indians.

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Country
USA
Author
Pierre Clastres
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: Zone Books
EAN
9780942299014
Edition
Reprint
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
9780942299014
IsEligibleForTradeIn
1
Label
Zone Books
Manufacturer
Zone Books
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
218
PublicationDate
1989-10-04
Publisher
Zone Books
ReleaseDate
1989-10-04
Studio
Zone Books
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