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The Asiatic Mode of Production

Science and Politics, 1st Edition

Edited by Anne M. Bailey, Josep R. Llobera


374 pages

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This wide-ranging collection of articles, first published in 1981, documents the development of the intellectual and political aspects of the concept of the Asiatic Mode of Production – a concept central to the Western understanding of non-capitalist societies.

Table of Contents

1. The AMP: Sources and Formation of the Concept 2. The Fate of the AMP from Plekhanov to Stalin 3. The Wittfogel Wateshed 4. The Contempoary Debate on the AMP

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Business and Economics in Asia

This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies; industrial investment; trade; tourism; and a host of other topics, the books collected here form a vital reference resource across a wide subject area.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies