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James C. Scott
Birth date: December 02, 1936
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DanAllosso
DanAllosso rated it 8 years ago
In The Art of Not Being Governed, Scott continues the story begun in Seeing Like a State, from the perspective of the “runaway, fugitive, maroon communities who have, over the course of two millennia, been fleeing the oppressions of state-making projects in the valleys—slavery, conscription, taxes, ...
DanAllosso
DanAllosso rated it 8 years ago
“Nomads and pastoralists…hunter-gatherers, Gypsies, vagrants, homeless people, itinerants, runaway slaves, and serfs have always been a thorn in the side of states,” says Scott. (1998, 1) Premodern states, Scott continues, had great difficulty “seeing” their people, and this interfered with “the c...
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