Le Despotisme oriental: Étude comparative du pouvoir total [Karl A Wittfogel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Wittfogel is best known for his monumental work Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power, first published in Starting from. Get this from a library! Le despotisme oriental: étude comparative du pouvoir total . [Karl August Wittfogel].
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Retrieved from ” https: Similar Items Related Subjects: Write a review Rate this item: Wittfogel’s belief in the Soviet Union was destroyed with the Molotov—Ribbentrop Pactand he began to hate the totalitarian, “asiatic” nature of Soviet and Chinese Communism from Lenin to Mao. Critics have denied that Ceylon or Bali are truly hydraulic in the Wittfogel sense. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.
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In his view, many societies, mainly in Asia, relied heavily on the building of large-scale irrigation works. Please enter your name. Columbia University University of Washington. A Comparative Study of Total Power. French View all editions and formats Rating: The E-mail message field is required. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He came to believe that the state-owned economies of the Soviet bloc inevitably led to despotic governments even more oppressive than those of “traditional Asia” and that those regimes were the greatest threat to the future of all mankind.
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Hedda Korschwho was active in the school reform movement. Such a state would inevitably be despotic, powerful, stable and wealthy. He studied philosophy, history, sociology, geography at Leipzig University and also in Munich, Berlin and Rostock and in again in Berlin.
Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. This structure was uniquely placed to also crush civil society and any other force wittfovel of mobilizing against the state. Political systems Political sociology. A Comparative Study of Total Powerfirst published in In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Uploaded by Chilli on October 29, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In his view, many societies, mainly in Asia, relied heavily on the building of large-scale irrigation works.
Yale University Press, Wittfogel also published a theoretical essay on proletarian theatre: Learn more about Amazon Prime. In the early s, Wittfogel wrote a number of communist, but also somewhat expressionistic, plays: Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Starting from a Marxist analysis of the ideas of Max Weber on China and India’s “hydraulic-bureaucratic official-state” and building on Marx’s sceptical view of the Asiatic Mode of Production, Wittfogel came up with an analysis of Oriental despotism which emphasized the role of irrigation works, the bureaucratic structures needed to maintain them and the impact that these had on society, coining the term “hydraulic empire” to describe the system.
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