Society Against The State

Author: Pierre Clastres
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
Size: 58.66 MB
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Clastres's final, posthumous book on the affirmative role of violence in "primitive societies."

The Art Of Not Being Governed

Author: James C. Scott
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300156529
Size: 13.71 MB
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This book, essentially an anarchist history, is the first-ever examination of the huge literature on state-making whose author evaluates why people would deliberately and reactively remain stateless.

Hierarchy In The Forest

Author: Christopher BOEHM
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674028449
Size: 70.10 MB
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This book will be a key document in the study of the evolutionary basis of genuine altruism.

African Political Systems

Author: M. Fortes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317406257
Size: 51.63 MB
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First published in 1940 and this edition in 1987, this book is a comparative study of African political institutions.

Fragments Of An Anarchist Anthropology

Author: David Graeber
Publisher: Prickly Paradigm
ISBN: 9780972819640
Size: 78.57 MB
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Here, David Graeber invites readers to imagine this discipline that currently only exists in the realm of possibility: anarchist anthropology.

The Chimera Principle

Author: Carlo Severi
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.

Power And Its Disguises

Author: John Gledhill
Publisher: Pluto Pr
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'A very good introduction to political anthropology for any student of power and politics.’ --Journal of Peace Research

Militarizing Culture

Author: Roberto J González
Publisher: Left Coast Press
ISBN: 1598745603
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Militarizing Culture is a rousing critique of the increasing infiltration of military culture into American society by leading cultural commentator.