Pseudocapitalism and the Overpoliticized State: Reconciling Politics and Anthropology in Zaire

Pseudocapitalism and the Overpoliticized State: Reconciling Politics and Anthropology in Zaire

by S. N. Sangmpam
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856286602
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Series:
Making of Modern Africa Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
1The Problem, the Theory, and the Concepts1
2Paradigms of the State and Society in the Third World: A Critique20
3Precolonial Societies in Central Africa45
4Mode of Production and the Dynamism of Precolonial Societies79
5Explaining Pseudocapitalism107
6Pseudocapitalism and Overpoliticization: Competitive Rule149
7Pseudocapitalism and Overpoliticization: Authoritarian Rule174
8Pseudocapitalism and the Overpoliticized State: Theoretical Reprise216
Appendix. Notes on Class, Ethnicity, and the Applicability of the Lineage Mode of Production243
Supplementary References251

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