Sanjay Subrahmanyam: Upland Anarchists
2 December 2010
Show More The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland South-East Asia by James C. Scott.
Yale, 442 pp., £16.99, January 2011, 978 0 300 16917 1Show More
“... style of reasoning. To begin with, The Art of Not Being Governed is heavily and explicitly influenced by the work of the French political anthropologist (described in some quarters as a Nietzschean) PierreClastres (1934-77). While Clastres broke to an extent from Lévi-Strauss, his master, and became associated for a time with Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, he nevertheless remained true to Lévi ...”