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Author Scott, James C.
Title Against the grain : a deep history of the earliest states / James C. Scott.
Publication Info. New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
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 Stack 11  630.9 S    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 312 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Series Yale agrarian studies
Yale agrarian studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-300) and index.
Contents A narrative in tatters : what I didn't know -- The domestication of fire, plants, animals, and... us -- Landscaping the world : the domus complex -- Zoonoses : a perfect epidemiological storm -- Agro-ecology of the early state -- Population control : bondage and war -- Fragility of the early state : collapse as disassembly -- The golden age of the barbarians.
Subject Agriculture -- Origin.
Agriculture and state -- History.
Agriculture -- Social aspects -- History.
Added Author New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2017. ZNS
Added Title Deep history of the earliest states
ISBN 9780300182910 (hardcover)
0300182910 (hardcover)