The Art of Not Being Governed

An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia
Author(s): 
Scott, James C.
ISBN: 
9780300169171
Date published: 
January 2011
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99
Pages: 
464

For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia have fled the projects of the organized state societies that surround them - slavery, conscription, taxes, corvee labour, epidemics and warfare. This book presents an examination of the huge literature on state-making.