Agrarian Revolution

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Simon and Schuster, 1978 - Political Science - 435 pages
Jeffery M. Paige provides a theoretical framework exploring the link between forms of economic and social organization and collective political movements.

Agrarian Revolution shares insight on the politics of people who draw their living from the land, from those who perform the physical labor to those who the proceeds of the labor. Additionally, Paige gives context on the conflict over the profit, the control, and the survival of land.
 

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Contents

A Theory of Rural Class Conflict
1
World Patterns
72
Hacienda and Plantation
124
The Migratory Labor Estate
211
Sharecropping
278
Conclusions
334
Appendixes
377
Social Movement Codes
388
CrossNational Bibliography
403
Index
431
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About the author (1978)

Jeffrey M. Paige is Professor of Sociology at the University of Michigan.

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