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1st Edition

Peasants In Transition/h

ISBN 9780367298029
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

The peasant transition from a subsistence-agriculture economy to a money economy is one of the most significant and widespread phenomena of the twentieth century. For the world’s largest occupational group—comprising from one-half to two-thirds of the world’s population—this process constitutes a fundamental transformation in terms of economic and

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Introduction -- The Physical and Historical Setting -- A System in Transition -- Land, Population, and Positive Feedback -- Options and Strategies -- The Changing Social Structure -- New Functions for Old Religions -- The Adventist Elite -- Toward a New Stability -- Peasants in Transition: Toward a General Model -- Appendixes -- How the Data Was Collected and Analyzed -- The Questionnaire -- Statistical Abstract for Three Communities -- Income in Three Communities -- Land and Animal Possession, Soqa -- Population Distribution, Soqa

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Ted Lewellen, assistant visiting professor of anthropology at Texas Tech University, received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.