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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action administrative African agrarian events agricultural export sectors agricultural organization Angola areas arrendires Bakongo capital coastal Cochinchina coded coffee coffee estates coffee production coffee regions collective colonial commercial hacienda Communist comuneros concessions conflict Convencion correlation cotton estates cotton valleys crop cultivators demands economic estate owners estate systems export economy farmers forced labor French hacendados hacienda system harvest hectares Hoa Hao income sources increased indigenous communities industrial irrigation labor events labor force land invasions landless landlords landowners Luanda Mekong delta mestizo migratory labor estate military noncultivators number of events Ovimbundu party peasant Pedro de Cajas percent period Peru Peruvian plantation plots political behavior political organization population Portuguese provinces reform revolt revolutionary nationalist revolutionary nationalist movement revolutionary socialist rice rubber rural settlers sharecropping systems sierra small holders social movements solidarity subsistence sugar plantations tenants tion traditional tribal uprising variable Vietnamese village wage labor workers world analysis