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F&ES 836 01 (13691) /ANTH541/HIST965/PLSC779
Agrarian Societies: Culture, Society, History, and Development
Peter Perdue
James Scott
Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan
Th 1.30-3.20 SA10 105
Th 3.21-5.20 SA10 212
Fall 2012 
 
3 credits. An interdisciplinary examination of agrarian societies, contemporary and historical, Western and non-Western. Major analytical perspectives from anthropology, economics, history, political science, and environmental studies are used to develop a historically grounded account of the transformation of rural societies. Four hours lecture plus discussion sections.