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The headless state : aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia, David Sneath

Label
The headless state : aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia
Title
The headless state
Title remainder
aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia
Statement of responsibility
David Sneath
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sneath, David
Dewey number
958/.042
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS329.4
LC item number
.S64 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tribal government
  • Clans
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Aristocracy (Political science)
  • Asia, Central
Label
The headless state : aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia, David Sneath
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-259) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The myth of the kinship society : evolutionism and the anthropological imagination -- The imaginary tribe : colonial and imperial orders and the peripheral polity -- The state construction of the clan : the unilineal descent group and the ordering of state subjects -- The essentialized nomad : neocolonial and Soviet models -- Creating peoples : nation-state history and the notion of identity -- The headless state : aristocratic orders and the substrata of power
Control code
ocn134991246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 273 p.
Isbn
9780231511674
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2007020899
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)134991246
Label
The headless state : aristocratic orders, kinship society, & misrepresentations of nomadic inner Asia, David Sneath
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-259) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The myth of the kinship society : evolutionism and the anthropological imagination -- The imaginary tribe : colonial and imperial orders and the peripheral polity -- The state construction of the clan : the unilineal descent group and the ordering of state subjects -- The essentialized nomad : neocolonial and Soviet models -- Creating peoples : nation-state history and the notion of identity -- The headless state : aristocratic orders and the substrata of power
Control code
ocn134991246
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 273 p.
Isbn
9780231511674
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Lccn
2007020899
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)134991246

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