Liam's Reviews > When Things Fell Apart: State Failure in Late-Century Africa

When Things Fell Apart by Robert H. Bates
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Dec 20, 2010

it was ok

"[T]he possibility of political order rests on the value of three variables: the level of public revenues, the reward from predation, and the specialist's [in violence] rate of discount." (20)
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