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Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of Total Power

Wittfogel, Karl A.

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ISBN 10: 0300010540 / ISBN 13: 9780300010541
Published by Yale University Press
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0300010540 Signed by Author "For Victor ."Hardcover1957 Yale, no DJ, Gently used with modest show of wear. Free of any markings and no writing. For Additional Information or pictures, Please Inquire. Bookseller Inventory # SKU05519

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Title: Oriental Despotism: A Comparative Study of ...

Publisher: Yale University Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Argues that totalitarian rule arose in the Orient because of the need to control water, and that communism is an extension of this highly managerial form of government

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