Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance by Forrest D. Colburn

By Forrest D. Colburn

Peasant rebellions are unusual. "Everyday varieties of Peasant Resistance" explores peasants' foot dragging, feigned ingorance, fake compliance, manipulation, flight, slander, robbery, arson, sabotage, and related prosaic sorts of fight. a majority of these resistance cease good wanting collective defiance, a method frequently suicidal for the subordinate. The imperative argument approximately peasant resistance is gifted within the commencing bankruptcy through James Scott during which he summarizes and extends the thesis of his e-book on Malaysia's peasantry, "Weapons of the Weak". Scott's principles are hired and sophisticated within the resulting seven nation reviews of peasant resistance: Poland, India, Egypt, Colombia, China, Nicaragua and Zimbabwe.

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