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People without Government: An Anthropology of Anarchy

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Anarchy, as the absence of government, is neither chaos nor some impossible Utopian dream. In fact it is a very common form of political organisation and one which has characterised much of the human past. People Without Government describes briefly the anarchic political structures of a number of these societies. True they are mainly small-scale hunting, gathering and hor ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Kahn & Averill Publishers
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People without Government: An Anthology of Anarchy by Harold Barclay (1996)
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Harold Barclay is a professor in anthropology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. His research has focussed on rural society in modern Egypt and the northern Arab Sudan as well as political anthropology and anthropology of religion. He is also commonly acknowledged as a notable writer in anarchist theory.
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